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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 English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - Best books - 1827 - 392 pages
...indistinct. Dr. Johnson. Reading maketb a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics...moral, grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. Lord Bacon. A writer in the 63rd number of the Quarterly Review, justly complains of our poverty in...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading makfeth 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 ; morals grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend ; nay, there...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...almost lost their force of writing. — Shaftesbury. CCLXXXIII. 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. — Lord Bacon. CCLXXXIV. To judge rightly of our own worth, we should retire a little from the world,...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...almost lost their force of writing. — Shaftesbury. CCLXXXIH. 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. — Lord Baam. CCLXXXIV. To judge rightly of our own worth, we should retire a little from the world,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...best in a body that is comely, and that hath rather dignity of presence than beauty of aspect. Bacon. If a man write little, he had need have a great memory...if he read little, he had need have much cunning. Id. He was appointed admiral, and presented battle to the French navy, which they refused. Haytcard....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...matters, if I have often conference with your servant. Sidney. Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and therefore,...write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he amfer little, he had need have a present wit ; and, if he read little, he had need have much cunning,...
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The Christian Ministry: With an Inquiry Into the Causes of Its Inefficiency ...

Charles Bridges - Pastoral theology - 1830 - 626 pages
...may be read by deputy, and extracts of them made by others. 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 good memory ; if he confer little, he had need have much cunning, to appear to know what he doth not.'...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Religious newspapers and periodicals - 1832
...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,...the mathematics, subtle : natural philosophy, deep: mornl, grave: logic and rhetoric, able to contend : ' Abeunt sludia in mores,' ' Studies pass into...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...the meaner sort of books; else 'distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. 130 and writing an exact man; and, therefore, if a man...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. LORD BACON. LESSON LXVIII. Speech of Logan. 1. In the spring of the year 1774, a robbery and murder...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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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