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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... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 85
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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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...others to be read but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts...
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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...to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon: Of Studies The Name of the Rose by any...
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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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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...to be Swallowed, and Some Few to be Chewed and Digested: That is, some Bookes are to be read onely in Parts; Others to be read but not Curiously; And some Few to be 25 read wholly, and with Diligence and Attention. Some Bookes also may be read by Deputy, and Extracts...
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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...to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) in "Essays" Otological surgery...
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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...to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention." Like many modern critics, Montaigne saw the possibility...
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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...others to be read but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with Diligence and Attention'," George said and he put the book down. "I hope that...
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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, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention. "Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Forfar Bridies Pasties and...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...to believe, but to weigh and consider.0 U 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. U Reading maketh a full...
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