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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 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
...multitude. SPECTATOR. ON STUDY. OTUDIES serve for delight , for ornament , and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; bui the general counsels , and the plots , and marshalling of affairs , come best from those that...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...MELMOTH. .S 1 I:,. * CHAP. IX. ON S FUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, asd for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...blended with what has gone before : " Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them. Reading maketh a full man,...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...to put>h'c proceedings. rbi ' '.. . •' .:.'.:• 't*';?' ;..-.• L. OF STUDIES. :,.^~z:^zn ^x-: STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge 6f particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling- of affairs, come...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...general contrivers of suits ; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. LI. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament,...ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the jndgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps jndge of particulars,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...general contrivers of suits ; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. LI. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament,...by 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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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...but a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. LI. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for dalight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for...by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spund too much time in studies is sloth...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Religious newspapers and periodicals - 1832
...neighbour. OF STUDIES, BY LORD BACON. S rriu Ei serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring;...particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the ploU and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...general contrivers of suits ; for they are hit a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament,...; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of paiticulars one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...beams on him. " Studies," observes Lord Bacon, "serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...ability is in the judgment and disposition of business." He, then, who being fully acquainted with his worldly engagements, who, by industry and skill is proceeding...
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