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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,... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 60
edited by - 1829
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man : and therefore, if a man write little, he bad need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he...and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that which he doth not.'" To combine all this useful application, I should wish you...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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 memory...and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtile, natural...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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 memory...and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtile, natural...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...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 memory;...if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...things. Reading makes 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...and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Section il. HAMLET'S DIRECTIONS TO THE PLAYERS. Speak the speech,...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...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 memory : if he confer little, he had need hai ea present wit : and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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 memory...if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ;...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...things. Heading makcth 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 read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ;...
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A sequel to The student's manual, vocabulary of words derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - 1822
...See CUM. " Reading makes a full man, ctmference a ready man, and writing an exact man; and therefore, if a man write little he had need have a great memory,...present wit, and if he read little he had need have mnch cuuning, to seem to have that which he hath not." Bacon. Confess. See CUM. To acknowledge a crime;...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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 memory...if he confer little, he had need have a present wit -r and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. BACON. CHAP....
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