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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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...delight', is' . . in retired privacy'; for ornament', in discourse'; and for ability', in the arrangement and disposition of business': for expert men can execute',...perhaps', judge of particulars' , one by one'; but general councils', and the plots and marshalling of affairs' , come best from the learned*.* To spend...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 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 ability, is in the judgment »nd disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is aflectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature,...
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The Works of George Campbell, Volume 2

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...varieties, and even to make improvements on the species. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling affairs, come best from those that are learned." Indeed, in almost every art, even as used by mere...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1841 - 396 pages
...men," says Lord Bacon, "can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general councils, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned." Indeed, in almost every art, even as used by mere practitioners, there are certain rules, as hath been...
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter, George Barrell Emerson - Education - 1842 - 552 pages
...mental, and physical ; and The formation of proper habits and associations. CHAPTER I. ORGANIZATION. " The general counsels, and the plots and marshalling...of affairs, come best from those that are learned." — BACON. THE teacher is to establish a system or organization, the object of which is to prevent...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their cljief use for delight is in privateness the raven down Of darkness, till it smil'd 1 I have...flowery-kirtled Naiades, Culling their potent herbs and baleful arc learned. To spend too much time in Studien, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...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...counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come but from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to to use them too much...
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Report to the Trustees of the Dick Bequest for the Benefit of the ..., Volume 2

Church schools - 1844
...Studio wire for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief nw for delight, is In privBteness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can exccute, and perhaps judge of particular!, one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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 par(36) ticulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs,...
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