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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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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and, perhaps,...much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment 2 wholly by their rules is the humour 3 of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience;...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 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...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. 2. To spend too much tinie in studies, is sloth; to use them too much, for ornament, is affectation;...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issues 1-82

Christianity - 1832
...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...particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the ploU and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...paiticulars one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best fiom those that are learned. To spend too much time in...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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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition d f perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...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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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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...much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgment only by their rules, is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps ijudge taly. Livia settled all things only by their rules, is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment Ľnd disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps...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...
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