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" ... consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and... "
A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose - Page 2
1872 - 534 pages
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
...books are like common distiJlecl waters , flashy tilings. Reading makelh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. BACON. M i34 THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. -L HE English delight in silence more...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled' waters , flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; eonference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. BACON.. HA PX On satirical JL R UST me, this unwary pleasantrj7 of thine ' will sooner or late*...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. o* %ttltliC0, STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematic subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...general contrivers of suits ; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament,...doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematic subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend ;...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man : and therefore, if a man write little, he bad need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he...he had need have much cunning to seem to know that which he doth not.'" To combine all this useful application, I should wish you to make use of Locke's...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...general contrivers of Suits, for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. f STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....deep, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Our Studies pass into our manners, ie our manners show what our Studies have been." Nay, there is...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time"in Studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament,...witty, the mathematics subtile, natural philosophy deej), moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Our Studies pass into our manners, ie our...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge 6f particulars, one by one; but the general counsels,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : Abeunt studio in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute ; nor to believe and take for grant, ed ; nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. Some books...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : Abeunt studio in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled waters, flrishy things. Reading makes a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. - . . ,, Section 11. HAMLET'S DIRECTIONS TO THE PLAYERS. Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced...
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