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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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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...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...to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; t make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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 marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned." SECTION VIII. Continuation of the...
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The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart ..., Volume 1

Sir John Sinclair - Agriculturists - 1831
...latter, experience and speculation must be combined. " 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 from those that are learned •." The influence of the Crown,...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...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...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. 2. To spend too much tinie in studies, is sloth; to use them too much, for ornament, is affectation;...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Religious newspapers and periodicals - 1832
...rriu Ei serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for...particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the ploU and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...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 expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of paiticulars one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Bacon, "serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The 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." He, then, who being fully acquainted with his worldly engagements, who, by industry and skill is proceeding...
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An essay on elocution: designed for the use of schools and private learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
..., one by one'; but general councils', and the plots and marshaling of affairs' , come best from the learned'.* To spend too much time in studies', is sloth*;* to use them too much for ornament',0 is affectation'; to form one's judgment wholly by their rules', is the humour'i of a scholar'....
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - Law - 1835 - 527 pages
...Bacon, "serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. — Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy, deep ;...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness out, how Csesar's own soldiers loved him not; and...spoils of Gaul, would forsake him as soon as he cam ijudge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs,...
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