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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 Living Age ..., Volume 112

1872
...Christian teachers. And I may fitly preface my remarks with a sentence from Lord Bacon's Essays : — " Histories make men •wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend." I should prefer saying of logic that, when intelligently studied, it makes men able to diminish the...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Arid, 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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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. 4 Advantage of having the Counsel of a Friend. There is as much difference between the counsel that...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 242 pages
...other occasions. ENGAGE IN STUDIES OPPOSITE TO THE FAVORITE PURSUIT. 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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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 259 pages
...few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. .... 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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THE LONDON UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

the london university calendar - 1846
...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,...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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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 271 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.— Essays. John...
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The Journal of Health and Disease, Volume 1

1846
...nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse ; but to weigh and consider. " If a man write little, he had need have a great memory;...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore...need have a present wit; and if he read little, he bad need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not./ Histories make men wise ; poets, witty...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...be swallowed, and some few to bt chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a irmly - - . 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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