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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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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...little," observes Lord Bacon, " he had need to have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need to have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need to have much cunning to seem to know what he doth not." It was said of Picus, Earl of Mirandola, that...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 9

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna
...extremely judicious. ' Reading maketh a full man, speaking maketh a ready man, writing maketh an exact man. Therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he speak little, he had need have a ready wit; and if he read little, he had need have a great deal of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...Quintillian. (a) Rule. Engage in studies opposite to the favourite pursuit. Histories make men wise; poetry, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy,...moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Abeunt studio in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...other occasions. ENGAGE IN STUDIES OPPOSITE TO THE FAVOURITE PDRSIHT. Histories make men wise ; poetry, witty ; the mathematics, subtle : natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic, and rhetoric, able to contend. " Abeunt studia in mores." Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...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,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Abeunt studia in mores: nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...; and writing an exact man ; and, thereforp, if a man write little, he need have great memory : il ing ҡ cunniug, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty ; the malhematicks...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...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 need have great memory : if he conter little, he had need have a present wit : and if he read little,...
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A course of legal study: addressed to students and the profession ..., Volume 1

David Hoffman - Law - 1836 - 880 pages
...in his terse manner, observes that 'reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and tenting an exact man; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory.'* There can be no doubt that many have written able and learned essays, and even books, not because they...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1837
...others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore...had need have a great memory; if he confer little, have a present wit; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 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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