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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 cunning,... "
The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture - Page 2080
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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...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exaft man. And therefore, if a man 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....
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...; 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...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
...; eonference 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...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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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 396 pages
...; conference a ready man ; and writing an exaft roan. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a prefent wit; and if he read link, he had need have much cunning to feem to know that he doth not. CHAP....
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therfore if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; $n.if he read little, he had need have muqh. cunning to .see 19 to knuw that he doth '' ;:nyiti'.?fi...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...philosophy deep, moral philosophy grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Abeunt studia in mores." Nay, there is no 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 the stone...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...man. And 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,...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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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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...doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematic subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; " Abeunt...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...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 pleasant wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not....
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