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" And therefore if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 271
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Natural Philofopby Deep, Moral Grave, L0g/d^and Rhetoric]^ able to Contend. A\Kunt Studia in Mores i Nay, there is no Stand or Impediment in the Wit, but may be wrought out by fit Stitd'ns: Like as Difcafcs of the Body may have appropriate Exercifes. Bowling is good for the Stone...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...Histories make meu wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtle, natural philosophy deep, moral philosophy grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Abeunt...like as diseases of the body may have appropriate regimeii ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematic subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt studiain mores;" nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies:...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the mathematics subtile, natural philosophy...deep, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Our Studies pass into our manners, ie our manners show what our Studies have been." Nay, there is...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - Philosophy - 1819
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought ont by fit studies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exeruses ; bowling is good for...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : Abeunt studio in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1821
...been told, always read a book as if he never were to see it again. " 4. In general there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...fit studies. Like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises : bowling is good for the stone and reins : shooting for the lungs and breast...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1821
...been told, always read a book as if he never were to see it again. " 4. In general there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...fit studies. Like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises : bowling is good for the stone and reins : shooting for the lungs and breast...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; mo. ral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt stndia in mores ;" nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit stndies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the stone...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy...contend ; " Abeunt studia in mores ;" nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as diseases of the body...
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