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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... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 375
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...multitude. » SPECTATOR. ON STUDY. OTUDIES serve for delight , for ornament , and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; bui the general counsels , and the plots , and marshalling of affairs ,...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...serve for delight , for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for dilight is in pri— vateness and retiring ; for ornament , is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and ilisposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of businesse. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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Essays biographical, critical, and historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Literary Criticism - 1805
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of businesse. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...MELMOTH. .S 1 I:,. * CHAP. IX. ON S FUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, asd for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...himself; he has more pride and ambition than any other sort of sinner. ESSAY 5. OF STUDIES. (Lord Bacon.) STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privacy and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse, and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness. and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability is...business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. o* %ttltliC0, STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...contrivers of suits ; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....business : for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one : but the general counsels-, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

Technology & Engineering - 1818
...blended with what has gone before : " Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them. Reading maketh a full man,...
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