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" Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning,... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Page 301
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...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
...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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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, be had need have a present wit ; and if he read little,...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. SECTION II. Hamlet's directions to the Player*, SPEAK the speech, I pray you as I pronounced it to...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books...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
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books...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 - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books...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
...observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. Some books...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 American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading makcth a full man ; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man; and, therefore,...the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; mo. ral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt stndia in mores ;" nay, there is no...
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