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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ... - Page 91
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...digested ; that is , some books are to be read only in parts ; others io be read , but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence...deputy , and extracts made of them by others ; but that should be only in the less important arguments , and the meaner sort of books ; elss distilled books...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...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...deputy, and extracts made of them by others; but that should be only in the less important arguments , and the meaner sorts of books ; else distilled books...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...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...deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books; else distilled books...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...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...are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and therefore if a man...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others; butthat should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner...books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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...are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore, if a...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore, if...
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A course of legal study: respectfully addressed to the students of law in ...

David Hoffman - Law - 1817 - 383 pages
...and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in part, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence...important arguments, and the meaner sort of books." But whilst the student is judicious in his selection, there is another consideration no less worthy...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; ^and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a...
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