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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
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; forornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment...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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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 334 pages
...corporeal talent, it is a species of dexterity arising from natural agility. " Expert men can execute and judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned." Bacon. Ex-piate, expio, (pins, pious,)...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, aud for ability. The chief use for deliglrt 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 tlrat are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 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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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...be combined together to prepare us for the latter. " 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." SECTION VIII. Continuation of the...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use ' for delight is in priYateness and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is...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 Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart ..., Volume 1

Sir John Sinclair - Agriculturists - 1831
...latter, experience and speculation must be combined. " 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 ." The influence of the Crown,...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 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...by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. 2. To spend too much tinie in studies,...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Religious newspapers and periodicals - 1832
...rriu Ei serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The 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 the ploU and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies,...
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