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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, 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 6 ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation 7 ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 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...particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plot* and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in...
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Annales de Bretagne

Brittany (France) - 1898
...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 (he judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can exécute and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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Einfuhrung Ins Fruhneuenglische. English

Professor of English and Chair of Linguistics and Medieval Studies Manfred Gorlach, Manfred Görlach - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 456 pages
...serue for Delight, for Ornament, and for Ability. Their Chiefe Vse for Delight, is in Priuatenesse and Retiring; For Ornament, is in Discourse; And for Ability, is in the ludgement and Disposition of Businesse. 30 For Expert Men can Execute, and perhaps ludge of particulars,...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...find 'For expert men can execute but learned men are fittest to judge and censure.' In 1625 we find 'For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of...of affairs, come best from those that are learned. ' In other words, men only of practice can act upon what is counselled. But counsel which leads to...
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Biennial Report, Volumes 8-11

1889
..."StU'iies serve for delight, for ornament and for ability. Their cbiel use for delight is in privateuess and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse, and for...ability is In the judgment and disposition of business." ]O. Define pitch, force and rate. PENMANSHIP. 1. Give the height of the following letters : a, B. c,...
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Literacy Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation

Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo - Learning disabilities - 1993 - 578 pages
...the fuller context of literacy education, aptly reflected by the popular quote from Francis Bacon: To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affection; to make judgment wholly by rules is the humor of a scholar. . . . Read not to contradict...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...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. For expert men can execute, but learned men are f'ttest to judge or censure. To spend too...
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Translating Literatures, Translating Cultures: New Vistas and Approaches in ...

Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, Michael Irmscher - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 214 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 and disposition of business."4 The introduction of the Bacon essay enlarges the parameters of translation workshop activities:...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...serve for pastimes, for ornaments, and for ab1lities. Their chief use for pastime is in privateness and retiring; for ornament is in discourse, and for ability is in judgment. For expert men can execute, but learned men are fittest to judge or censure. H To spend too...
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