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" Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. "
The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ... - Page 133
by English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...curioufly •, and fome few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some Eookf alfomay be read by Deputy, and Extracts made of them by others : But that would be only in the lefs important Arguments, and the meaner fort of Boc^t, elfe diftilled Booly are...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733
...tho curforily •, and fome few to be read and ftudied, with Diligence and Attention. Some Books alfo may be read by Deputy ; and Extracts made of them by others : but this fhould be done only in the lefs important Subjects, and the meaner fort of Books : Otherwife,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...; that is, fome books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but not curioufly ; and fome few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books alfo may be read by deputy, and extrafts made of them by others ; but that fiiould be only in the lefs...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...and some few tobe chewed and digested? that is , some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but not curiously ; and some few to be read...only in the less important arguments , and the meaner sorts of books ; else distilled books are like common distilled' waters , flashy things. Reading maketh...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely in...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some bookes are to be read only in parts ; others to be read but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely in...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some bookes als6 may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others : but that would be, onely in the lesse important arguments, and the meane sort of bookes; else distilled bookes,...
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Elements of Moral Science, Volume 1

James Beattie - Ethics - 1807 - 408 pages
...accurate manner. For, as Bacon well observes, * some books are to be read only in parts ; others ' to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to * be read wholly, with diligence and attention.' There is much good sense in the following aphorism of the same great...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...some few to be chewed and digested : that is, some books are to be read .only in parts ; others to be read but not curiously; and some few to be read...deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books ; else distilled books...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - Classical education - 1809
...digested?" that is, as the noble author explains it, " That some are to be " read only in parts; others to be read, but not " curiously; and some few to be read wholly " with deligence and attention?" a rule, which, if duly attended to, would greatly promote the advancement...
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