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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 Southern literary messenger

1838
...chewed and digested. Reading makelh в /ый тип, conference a ready man, and writing an exact «e. And therefore if a man write little, he 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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...Reading maketh a fall man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact mm. And therefore if a mnn write little, he 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 Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makelh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man ; and therefore...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know what he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtle ; natural philosophy,...
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Hints on reading: addressed to a young lady [on her choice of books].

M A. Stodart - 1839
...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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...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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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...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,...wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much canning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets, witty ; the mathematics,...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a goodness infinite, both when wo wake, And when we...[Expulsion from Paradise.'] [From the same.] He en hod need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...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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