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" Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them, for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 493
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...for Natural Abilities are like Natural Plants, that need Proyning by Study, and Studies themfelves do give forth Directions too much at large, except...men contemn Studies , Simple men admire them, and Wife men ufe them : For they teach not their own ufe, but that is a Wifdom without them , and above...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...pruning by duty . and studies themselves do give forth directions too much THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. i33 much at large, except they be bounded in by experience....Read not to contradict and confute , nor to believe and take for granted , nor to find talk and discourse , but to weigh and consider. Some books are to...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...like natural plants , that need pruning by duty , and studies themselves do give forth directions loo much at large , except they be bounded in by experience;...Crafty men contemn studies , simple men admire them , aud wise men use them : for they teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...experience; for natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by duty; and ftudies thcmfelves do give forth directions too much at large, except...they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn ftudies, fimple men admire them, and wife men ufe them : for they teach nottheirown ufe, but that is...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Advancement of Learning, p. 11, 12, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves, doe give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their owne use...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Advancement of Learning, p. 1 1, 12, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves, doe give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for they teach not their owne use...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...give forth directions too much at Jarge, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their owne use ; but that is a wisdome without them, and above them, won by observation. Reade not to contradict,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...need pruning by 'duty, and studies themselves to 'give forth directions tooimuch at large, except fhey be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies,...use them : for they teach not their own use, but- fbat is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute,...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give directions too much at large, except they be bounded...wise men use them ; for they teach not their own use, which is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural plants,. that need pmning by duty, and studies themselves do give forth directions too...bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simpl e men admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what...
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