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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
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852
...the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books. 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. [Trinity College...
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Recollections of a literary life: or, Books, places and people

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 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." I add one very fine illustration : " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth...
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How to Communicate in Business: A Handbook for Engineers

David J. Silk - Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 162 pages
...you mean business. Chapter 2 Communication and management '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' from 'Of Studies' by Francis Bacon (1561-1626) 2.1 Introduction This chapter provides the foundation...
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The Persuasive Pen: An Integrated Approach to Reasoning and Writing

Nancy Carrick, Lawrence Finsen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 306 pages
...structures. Here are a few patterns: Parallel Phrases and Clauses Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore,...deep, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. (Bacon 175) Anaphora (Repeating Sentence Openings) Perhaps it is easy for those who never felt the...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Harold's Pilgrimage, "cto. 3, st. 107 (1812-1818). Referring to historian Edward Gibbon. History 1 Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics...deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. FRANCIS BACON, (1561-1626) British philosopher, essayist, statesman. Essays, "Of Studies" (1597-1 625)....
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...books* are like common distilled waters,* flashy9 things. Reading maketh a full man; conference10 a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...memory; if he confer" little, he had need have a present wit;12 and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...attention. Francis Bacon, 1597/1625, 'Of Studies', in Essays 20:4 Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...if he confer little, he had need have a present wit [ready mind]; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not....
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Social Dimensions of Information Technology: Issues for the New Millennium

G. David Garson - Social Science - 2000 - 362 pages
...outcomes and to shape modern concepts of individual as well as societal freedoms and rights. INTRODUCTION Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics,...moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. — Francis Bacon (1625) If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible. — James...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...distilled Waters, Flashy Things. 30 Reading maketh a Full Man; Conference a Rea-|dy Man; And [2P3V] Writing an Exact Man. And therefore, If a Man Write little, he had need have a Great memory; If he Conferre little, he had need have a Present Wit; And if he Reade litle, he had need have much Cunning,...
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Valdosta State Univeristy

Deborah Skinner Davis - History - 2001 - 128 pages
...LIRRARY. In the main entrance to the library the quotation from Sir Frances Bacon reads: "If a man read little. he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth noL" (Library Papers Collection.) ELEANOR ROOSEVELT WITH DK)MTARIES. Since Mrs. Roosevelt's father...
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