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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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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 240 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privacy and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. 2. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels,...
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The Journal of Health and Disease, Volume 1

1846
...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 judgment and disposition for business. " Read, not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take...
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CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...use for delight is in privatoness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, ia arc learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, ═3 in the judgment nnd [Sorcery and Witchcraft.] affair*, come best from those that nre learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use...
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Exercises in Reading and Speaking

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 408 pages
...for delight, is in retired privacy; for ornament, in discourse ; and for ability, in the arrangement and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute,...and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but general councils, and the plots and marshaling of affairs, come best from the learned. '; 2. To spend...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 1

Education - 1848
...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 dispositions of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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 tihe plots and marshalling of affairs, come...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1849 - 455 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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privatenesi thejudgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...for delight, for ornament, and for • ability. Their chief use for delight, is in private- J ness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse; and...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. r/To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ;...
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