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" 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 memory: if he confer little he had need have a present wit, and if he read little he had need have much cunning to... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 322
edited by - 1829
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Booly are like common d Milled Waters, flafliy things. Reading maketh a full man •, Conference a ready man •, and Writing an exact man. And therefore,...Write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he Confer lirtle, he had need have a prefent wit ; and if he Read lirtle, he had need have much cunning...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...diftilled waters, flamy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exaft man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a prefentwit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...books are like common distiJlecl waters , flashy tilings. Reading makelh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore...write little , he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little , he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little , he had need have much cunning...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...distilled books are like common distilled' waters , flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; eonference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore...write little , he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little , he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little , he had need have much cunning...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 396 pages
...waters, flafhy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exaft roan. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a prefent wit; and if he read link, he had need have much cunning to...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Tatler (London, England : 1709) - 1805
...distilled bookes, are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, hee had need have a great memory ; if hee conferre little, hee had need have a present wit ; and if...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...distilled bookes, are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, hee had need have a great memory ; if hee conferre little, hee had need have a present wit ; and if...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...flashy things. Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therfore if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; $nú.if he read little, he had need have muqh. cunning...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...and the meaner sort of books ; else distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man,...; and therefore if a man write little, he had need of a great memory, if he confer little, he had need of a present wit, and if he read little, he had...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...meaner sort of books ; else distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing...write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, be had need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning...
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