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" Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to... "
Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ... - Page 17
by G.W. Carleton & Co - 1878 - 340 pages
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The illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 pages
...teach not their own use, but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Bead not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and...others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to bt read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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There's Room for Me Here: Literacy Workshop in the Middle School

Janet Allen, Kyle Gonzalez - Education - 1998 - 245 pages
...Independent Reading in the Literacy Workshop Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon For many of us, the joy of finding the right book and the time to settle in and read...
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新英语教程: 阅读, Volume 2

1999 - 250 pages
...Practice IX. Recite the following quotations. 1.Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others. Reading makes a full man,...
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The Key to "The Name of the Rose": Including Translations of All Non-English ...

Adele J. Haft, Jane G. White, Robert J. White - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 194 pages
...Those Who Have Finished THE NAME OF THE ROSE Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon: Of Studies The Name of the Rose by any other name might have been called the "Apocalypse...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...to believe, but to weigh and consider. I[ Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. That is, some...are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but cursorily; and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. H Reading maketh a full...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...Bacon, 1597/1625, 'Of Studies', in Essays 20:3 Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously [carelessly]; and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon, 1597/1625,...
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Restitutional Surgery of the Ear and Temporal Bone

Malte Erik Wigand, Roland Laszig, Gerhard Rettinger, Michael Robertson (Ph.D.) - Medical - 2001 - 353 pages
...Surgery Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK Preface Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) in "Essays" Otological surgery developed from the general surgical approach...
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Authors' Famous Recipes and Reflections on Food

Diane E. Holloway - Cooking - 2002 - 328 pages
...sliced cucumbers with oil, vinegar, dill "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some...to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. "Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Forfar Bridies Pasties and meat pies are traditional English fare but the...
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The Deadly Conference

Sonia Laser - Fiction - 2001 - 194 pages
...read to you what Francis Bacon once wrote. 'Some Books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some...be read wholly, and with Diligence and Attention'," George said and he put the book down. "I hope that in your next book you can simplify your explanations....
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The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

William James Bouwsma - History - 2002 - 304 pages
...the problem of selectivity. "Some books," he advised, "are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some...be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." Like many modern critics, Montaigne saw the possibility of diverse readings of the same text, which...
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