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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 Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

Education - 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...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 Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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 sloth...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privatcness1 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 The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon, Alexander Spiers, Basil Montagu - English essays - 1856 - 360 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...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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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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...particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and '.he plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 5

Education - 1856
...in discourse ; and for ability, ia in the judgment and disposition of business : for expert meu ran execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots mid marshalling of affairs, vorne best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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Elements of Intellectual Philosophy: Designed for a Text-book and for ...

Hubbard Winslow - Philosophy - 1856 - 415 pages
...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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness1 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 -J studies,...
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The Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the British and ...

British and foreign school society - Religion - 1857
...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 who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 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...one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. plants, that need pruning by study ;...
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