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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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Papers for the schoolmaster

Education
...Studies serve for delight, for oinament, and for ability. The 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 who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and...judge of particulars ; one by one ; but the general i counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. I To...
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Horę vacivę, a thought-book of the wise spirits of all ages and all ...

Horae - 1851
...retiring ; for ornament is in difcourfe, and for ability is in the judgment and difpofition of bufinefs. For expert men can execute and, perhaps, judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counfels and the plots and marmalling of affairs come beft from thofe that are learned. Read not to...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The 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 France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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...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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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...; for Ornament, is in Difcourfe ; and for Ability, is in the Judgement and Difpofition of Bufinefs. For expert Men can execute, and perhaps judge of Particulars, one by one ; but the general Counfels, and the Plots, and marfl1alling of Affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpend...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend loo much time in studies is...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853 - 376 pages
...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...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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ELEMENTS OF INTELLECTUAL PHILOSOPHY

HUBBARD WINSLOW - 1853
...the gulf between the learned and the uneducated. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute and judge of particulars one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots, and the marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned." RELATION OF ABSTRACTION TO RELIGION....
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