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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature - Page 331
by Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full , man; conference a ready man; and writing an ex- , net man. And therefore if a man write 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,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...*man;^ancl wntînglm'exaet тагГПапЗ,"ТНегеТо7е7 iTa"man"write Httle,1fe~TíaT~ñeed ter branch, touching impression, hath not been collected...hath the same relation or antistrophe that the former (Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore...had need have a great memory; if he confer little, have a present wit; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...believe, will ever be found to afford the most kindly soil for its cultivation. PRATT. CHAPTER IX. ON STUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament,...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. BACON. CHAPTER X. ON SATIRICAL WIT. TRUST me, this unweary pleasantry of thine will sooner or later...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...some books are to be read only in parts ; others to be read, but not curiously ; and some few to bt read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. — BACON. DANCING DEEV1SB. THE SHORES OF GREECE. HE who bath bent him o'er the dead Ere the first...
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Recollections of a literary life: or Books, places and people

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an.exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not." I add one very fine illustration : • " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And, therefore, if a man write little, he had need haw a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need...little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that5 he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of books ; else distilled books are, like common distilled...need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth LI. OF FACTION. MANY have an opinion not wise, that for a prince to govern his estate, or for a great...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852
...the less important arguments and the meaner sort of books. Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral,...
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Recollections of a literary life: or, Books, places and people

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, arid writing an exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write...have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not." I add one very fine illustration : " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth...
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