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" STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps... "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 501
edited by - 1864
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness. and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability is...affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend toe much time in studies is sloth; to use them- too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1814
...be combined together to prepare us for the latter. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute and judge of particulars one by one ; " but the general counsels, and the plots, and the marshal" ling of affairs, come best from those that are learned." SECTION VIII. Continuation of...
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A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive, Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - Mechanical engineering - 1815 - 58 pages
...combined together to " prepare us for the latter." • Expert men,' says Lord Bacon, ' can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general ' counsels, and the plots, and the marshalling of affairs, come best 1 from those that are learned.' Admitting the truth of these...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...Testament; adversity of the New. Studies and reading serve for delight, for ornament, and for use. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is afl'eclaiion; and to judge wholly by their rains is pedantic. Letters perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volume 3

Asia - 1817
...render future editions lees open to VouIĻI. 3N 450 critical remarks. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one...of affairs, come best from those that are learned." We are informed by the author of i the work before us. " that he has avoided treating of those subjects...
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The art of reading: containing a number of useful rules, exemplified by a ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1817 - 240 pages
...in privatenes? and retirement; for ornament ,is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgement, and disposition of business : For expert men can .execute,...particulars, one by .one ; but the general counsels, and plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. 2. To spend too much time...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them. Reading maketh a full man,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privatenessand retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability,...best from those that are learned. To spend too much time"in Studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgment wholly...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...those that are learned. To spend too much time in studifj, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge 6f particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling- of affairs, come...
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