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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...distilled waters, flashy things, ”leading makcth a full man, conference a ready man, and writing аи year ! Thee Phœbus loves, and does inspire ; Phœbus...things upon earth, Life is no longer than thy mirth. kuow that he doth not. SIR WALTER RALEIGH. In the brilliant constellation of firent men which adorned...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading makcth a full man, conference a "I ݃! ho confer little, he had need have a present wit ; anil if he read little, he had need have much cunning,...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...— flashy' things1. Reading' maketh a fuir man ; conference1 a ready' man ; and writing' an exact1 man. And, therefore, if a man write' little, he had need have present' wit1 ; if he confer1 little, he had need have a good1 memory'; and if he read' little, he...
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North American first class reader: the sixth book of Tower's series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 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 a man write little, he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not...
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The Indicator: A Literary Periodical Conducted by Students of ..., Volumes 1-3

1848
...young hearts with its intellectual beauty. " YOBICK." SHIilLEY. " IP a man read little," said .Bacon, " he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not." It would seem that Bacon must have been placed in circumstances not uncommon at the present day, when...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 1

Education - 1848
...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 a little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit : and...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact irian ; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need...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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...waters, flashy things. Heading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact mnn ; a voice cry, Sleep no SIR WALTER RALEIGH. In the brilliant constellation of great men which adorned the reigns of Elizabeth...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full , man; conference a ready man; and writing an ex- , net man. And therefore if a man write little, he had need...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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Class book of prose and poetry: consisting of selections from the best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, 30 and writing an exact man: and therefore, if a man...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. 35 EXERCISE VIII. Influence of Human Knowledge. — E. EVERETT. We are composed of two elements : the...
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