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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 World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture - Page 2079
edited by - 1918
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

Literary Criticism - 1835
...SjuniEs serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

Family & Relationships - 1835
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness Egypt marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, and a Portrait, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps ijudge taly. Livia settled all things marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...delight', is' . . in retired privacy'; for ornament', in discourse'; and for ability', in the arrangement and disposition of business': for expert men can execute',...perhaps', judge of particulars' , one by one'; but general councils', and the plots and marshalling of affairs' , come best from the learned*.* To spend...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...one : but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is...
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The Works of George Campbell, Volume 2

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...varieties, and even to make improvements on the species. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling affairs, come best from those that are learned." Indeed, in almost every art, even as used...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1855
...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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come but from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter Writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 120 pages
...ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament is iri discourse; and for ability is in the judgment and...by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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