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" Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; 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... "
Essays moral, economical and political - Page 167
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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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...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a prefentwit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to feem to know that he doth not. BACOK. CHA P. k X, ON SATIRICAL WIT. r HP RUST me, this unwary pleafantry...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...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. BACON. M i34 THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. -L HE English delight in silence more...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...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. BACON.. HA PX On satirical JL R UST me, this unwary pleasantrj7 of thine ' will sooner or late*...
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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...stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriate regimeii ; bowling is good for...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, be 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. SECTION II. Hamlet's directions to the Player*, SPEAK the speech, I pray you as I pronounced it to...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a pleasant wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. IBID. HISTORIES make men wise, poett witty, witty, the mathematics subtile, natural philosophy deep,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...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...doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematic subtile ; natural philosophy deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend ;...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

Technology & Engineering - 1818
...therefore, if a man write little, he bad 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 which he doth not.'" To combine all this useful application, I should wish you to make use of Locke's...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...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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