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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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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1856 - 344 pages
...to lot rrt1r.'] Exercise. " — — men can execute, and jndge of particulars, one by one ; but tha general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that ore learned." " To him Nestor thus rejoined, O friend, what sorrows dost thou bring to mind !" " The...
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Elements of Intellectual Philosophy: Designed for a Text-book and for ...

Hubbard Winslow - Philosophy - 1856 - 415 pages
...the gulf between the learned and the uneducated. " 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." RELATION OF ABSTRACTION TO RELIGION....
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness1 and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...those that are learned. To spend too much time in -J studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make2 judgment wholly...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 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...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large,...
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The Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the British and ...

British and foreign school society - 1857
...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...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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...Retiring ; 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 marfhalling of Affairs come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpend...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1857
...second class of persons characterized by Lord Bacon, when he says that "expert шеи can execute and judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and the marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned." Mr. Dwight's business led him frequently...
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Memoir of Edmund Dwight

Francis Bowen - 1857 - 22 pages
...second class of persons characterized by Lord Bacon, when he says that " expert men can execute and judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and the marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned." Mr. Dwight's business led him frequently...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 4

Henry Barnard - Education - 1857
...second class of persons characterized by Lord Bacon, when he says that " expert men can execute and judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and the marshaling of affairs come best from those that are learned." Mr. Dwight's business led him frequently...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...for ornament, is in discourse 4 ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.5 For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation 7 ; to make judgment wholly by their rules,...
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