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" STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. "
The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ... - Page 80
by William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...privateness and retiring; for ornament is in discourse; and for ability is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps...by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps...studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affection; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps...wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps...wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...privateness and retiring; forornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps...wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar: they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps...by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 334 pages
...corporeal talent, it is a species of dexterity arising from natural agility. " Expert men can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general...of affairs, come best from those that are learned." Bacon. Ex-piate, expio, (pins, pious,) I make satisfaction for sin by some pious act. Both atone and...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps...plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those tlrat are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps...to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; t make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1829
...impossible for us to attain this enviable situation without study: but it should be remembered, that " to spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use...ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rule, is the humour of a scholar: they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural...
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