Francis Sr. Quote

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"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." Francis Sr.
Essays, Volume 2 (1899) The quote continues, explained by Bacon himself, "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." Add Category or Author

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