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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men. 8. Heading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man; and, therefore,...and if he read little he had need have much cunning, and seem to know that he doth not. 9. There appears to exist a greater desire to live long than than...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...*man;^ancl wntînglm'exaet тагГПапЗ,"ТНегеТо7е7 iTa"man"write Httle,1fe~TíaT~ñeed ter branch, touching impression, hath not been collected...For the consideration is double : " Either how, an subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend ; "Abeunt studia...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and, there7ore, what we ev'ry one can swear Our eyes themselves have seen appear, That, when we hail need have a iresent wit ; and if he read little, he had need have mich cunning, to seem to know...
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Composition, literary and rhetorical, simplified

rev. David Williams (M.A.) - 1850
...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, if a man write little, he hath need have a great memory ; if he confer little, have a present wit; and if he read little, have...
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THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY; WITH AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES OF ITS INEFFICIENCY

CHARLES BRIDGES - 1850
...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, tye had need have a good memory; if he confer little, he had need of much cunning, to appear to know...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...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. BACON. CHAPTER X. ON SATIRICAL WIT. TRUST me, this unweary pleasantry of thine will sooner or later...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...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. — BACON. DANCING DEEV1SB. THE SHORES OF GREECE. HE who bath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...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...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not." I add one very fine illustration : • " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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, if a man write little, he had need haw a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he...
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