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" ... 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. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts... "
The Christian's Penny Magazine - Page 56
1832
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Composition, literary and rhetorical, simplified

rev. David Williams (M.A.) - 1850
...others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he hath need have a great memory ; if he confer little, have a present wit; and if he read little, have...
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The Christian Ministry: With an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its Inefficiency ...

Charles Bridges - Pastoral theology - 1850 - 491 pages
...may be read by deputy and extracts of them made by others. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man: and writing an exact man : and therefore if a man write little, tye had need have a good memory; if he confer little, he had need of much cunning, to appear to know...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...books also птцу be read by deputy, and extracta made of them .by .others; but that would be only rmer of these hath been inquired and considered as a part and appendix of medicine, ^re, ke common distilled wafers, flashy things!' /Reading maketh a full man ; conference a read}'...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850 - 710 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extrac.ts made of them зу others ; but that would be only inks Noah's Bood listilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 592 pages
...Some books, also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an.exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would* be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makelh a full man ; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And, therefore, if a man write...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...others to be swallowed, and some few to bt chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore...had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, have a present wit ; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know On: he doth not. Histories...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 394 pages
...diftilled Waters, flafhy Things. Reading maketh a full Man ; Conference a ready Man ; and Writing an exat Man. And therefore, if a Man write little, he had...great Memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a prefent Wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much Cunning, to feem to know that he doth not....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853 - 714 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts mode of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need hare much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. SIB WALTER RALEIGH. In the brilliant constellation...
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English grammar and style

Richard Hiley - 1853
...would he only in the less important argu.nents, and the meaner sort of hooks; else distilled hooks are. like common distilled waters, flashy things....have a present wit ; and, if he read little, he had ueed have much cunning, to seem to know that lie doth not. 267. THE SECOND MODERN PERIOD, extending...
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