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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
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...I!' .iilini< maketh a lull mnn . conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory...wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunuing, to Deem to know that be doth not. — l.ord JJacon. cCI.XXXIV. To judge rightly of our own...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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...present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have 1 Privateness. Privacy. Sec page 87. ' Make. Gice. See page 420. 3 Curiously. Attentively. ' At first...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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 lie confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning,...
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How to Communicate in Business: A Handbook for Engineers

David J. Silk - Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 162 pages
...management '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' from 'Of Studies' by Francis Bacon (1561-1626) 2.1 Introduction This...
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The Persuasive Pen: An Integrated Approach to Reasoning and Writing

Nancy Carrick, Lawrence Finsen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 306 pages
...Clauses 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 subtle, natural...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...things. Reading maketh a full man; conference10 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;12 and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...Essays 20:4 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 [ready mind]; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not....
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...Reading maketh a Full Man; Conference a Rea-|dy Man; And [2P3V] Writing an Exact Man. And therefore, If a Man Write little, he had need have a Great memory; If he Conferre little, he had need have a Present Wit; And if he Reade litle, he had need have much Cunning,...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...attention. U Reading maketh a full man, conference0 a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer0 little, he had need have a present wit;0 and if he read little, he had need have much cunning,...
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英汉互译实践与技巧

许建平 - Chinese language - 2003 - 358 pages
...things. Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And there fore , 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 mathe matics subtle; natural...
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