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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. "
The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ... - Page 80
edited by - 1804
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...disposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; bui the general counsels , and the plots , and marshalling...are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth1, to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...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...affairs, " come best from those that are learned." INDEED, in almost every art, even as used by mere practitioners, there are certain rules, as hath been...
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Essays biographical, critical, and historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Literary Criticism - 1805
...of particulars, one by one ; but the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned. To spend too...them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...of particulars, one by one ; bat the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned. To spend too...them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...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...judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse, and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business : for expert men can execute, and perhaps...wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps...affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend toe much time in studies is sloth; to use them- too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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...wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...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...by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants, that...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volume 3

Asia - 1817
...render future editions lees open to VouIĻI. 3N 450 critical remarks. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one...of affairs, come best from those that are learned." We are informed by the author of i the work before us. " that he has avoided treating of those subjects...
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