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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 English language: its grammar and history. Together with a treatise on ... - Page 158
1869
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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,...Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; mo. ral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt stndia...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; moral grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend ; " Abeunt studia...
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A sequel to The student's manual, vocabulary of words derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - 1822
...in vice, or leagues of pleasure." Addison. Confer. See CUM. " Reading makes a full man, ctmference a ready man, and writing an exact man; and therefore,...present wit, and if he read little he had need have mnch cuuning, to seem to have that which he hath not." Bacon. Confess. See CUM. To acknowledge a crime;...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...distilled 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 he confer little, he had need have a present wit -r and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. BACON. CHAP....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1825
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend ; " Abeunt studia...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And therefore...Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : Abeunl studio,...
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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 334 pages
...Coronation, of a king, confers no royal authority upon him." " Reading makes a full man, conferenve a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and therefore,...read little he had need have much cunning, to seem to have that which he hath not." Bar-on. which a penitent makes of his sins to God : in a more restricted...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...distilled 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 man write little, he had iieed have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit: and if he read little,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...confer little, haue a present wit, and if he read little, hee had need haue much cunning, to seeme to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, Poets witty, the Mathcmatiks subtill, natural philosophy deep, Morall graue, Logick and Rhetoricke, able to contendor...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh 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. CHAP. X. ON SATIRICAL- WIT. — TRUST me, this unwary pleasantry of thine will sooner or...
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