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" To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar ; they perfect nature and are perfected by experience — for natural abilities are like... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Page 301
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...for Natural Abilities are like Natural Plants, that need Proyning by Study, and Studies themfelves do give forth Directions too much at large, except...men contemn Studies , Simple men admire them, and Wife men ufe them : For they teach not their own ufe, but that is a Wifdom without them , and above...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...time in studies is sloth1, to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect...abilities are like natural plants ,' that need pruning by duty . and studies themselves do give forth directions too much THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. i33 much at...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...need pruning by 'duty, and studies themselves to 'give forth directions tooimuch at large, except fhey be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies,...use them : for they teach not their own use, but- fbat is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute,...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect...that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...time in studies is sloth; to use them- too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They/ perfect...natural abilities are like natural plants,. that need pmning by duty, and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded...
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The art of reading: containing a number of useful rules, exemplified by a ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1817 - 240 pages
...studies is *loth ; toure • them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make , judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar They perfect...experience for natural abilities are like natural plants which need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give. forth. directions too much at large, except...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by duty, and studies themselves do give forth directions too...admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what is wis•:;. dom without them, anB- above them, won by observation....
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar.— They...abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by duty, and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...in stndies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make jndgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they...abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by stndy; and stndies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affection; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect...abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by duty ; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in...
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