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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ... - Page 80
by William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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 aflectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature,...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter Writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - Digital images - 1844 - 120 pages
...privateness and retiring; for ornament is iri 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition e, Amidst the flowery-kirtled Naiades, Culling their potent herbs and baleful arc learned. To spend too much time in Studien, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...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...counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come but from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to to use them too much...
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Report to the Trustees of the Dick Bequest for the Benefit of the ..., Volume 2

Church schools - 1844
...judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can exccute, and perhaps judge of particular!, one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those thai are learned. To spend too mnch time in studies, is sloth ; to use them too mnch for ornament,...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of par(36) ticulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots...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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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 240 pages
...for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. 2. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. 3. To spend too much time...
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The London University Calendar

London univ - 1846
...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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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...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',...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that arc ambers perfect nature, and arc perfected by experience — for natural abilities are like natural plants,...
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