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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privatenes« and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those Lhnt are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is eloth ; to use them too much for ornament,...
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Class book of prose and poetry: consisting of selections from the best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 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...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one 6 by one ; but the general counsels, and...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1850 - 344 pages
...pierce the array Of past events WORDSWORTH. ' Sonnets to Liberty.'] Exercise. " men can execute, and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affaire come best from those that are learned." * " To him Nestor thus rejoined, O friend, what sorrows...
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Papers for the schoolmaster, Volumes 1-6

...Studies serve for delight, for oinament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...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...judge of particulars ; one by one ; but the general i counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. I To...
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Horę vacivę, a thought-book of the wise spirits of all ages and all ...

Horae - 1851
...retiring ; for ornament is in difcourfe, and for ability is in the judgment and difpofition of bufinefs. For expert men can execute and, perhaps, judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counfels and the plots and marmalling of affairs come beft from thofe that are learned. Read not to...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...; for Ornament, is in Difcourfe ; and for Ability, is in the Judgement and Difpofition of Bufinefs. For expert Men can execute, and perhaps judge of Particulars, one by one ; but the general Counfels, and the Plots, and marfl1alling of Affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpend...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend loo much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...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." — STEWART'S 'Elements of the...
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