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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 speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...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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Papers for the schoolmaster, Volumes 1-6

...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 who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 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...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 illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - English language - 1851 - 264 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...judge of particulars ; one by one ; but the general i counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. I To...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 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...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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Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances

Edward FitzGerald - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1852 - 1 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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshallings of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...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,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend loo much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment...
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