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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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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 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...affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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...use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make2 judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 5

1856
...particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots mid marshalling of affairs, vorne best from those that are learned. To spend too much...wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities arc like natural plants, that...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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...particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and '.he plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 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...those that are learned. To spend too much time in -J studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make2 judgment wholly...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 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...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large,...
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The Asylum Journal of Mental Science, Volume 3

Psychiatry - 1857
...may be said to have lived long in every thing, in years will rarely reach the age of the neuters. 8. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use...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 Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the ..., Volumes 3-4

British and foreign school society - 1857
...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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...for ornament, is in discourse 4 ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.5 For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth 6 ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation 7 ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is...
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