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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 Works of Francis Bacon - Page 493
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...retiring ; for ornament, is in difcourfe ; and for ability, is in the judgment anddifpofition of bufinefs. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counfels, and the plots, and marfhalling of affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpend...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1803
...retiring; for ornament is in difcourfe, and for ability is in the judgment and difpofition of bufmefs. For expert men can execute and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one;, but the general counfels and the plots and marfhalling of affairs come beft from thofe that are learned. Read not to...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...for ornament , is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and ilisposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of...learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to . make judgment wholly by their rules is the...
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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 much time in studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgement wholly by their rules is the...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
... for ornament, is in difcourfe ; and for ability, is in thejudgment 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 marfhalling of affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpencfr...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of busine&e. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned....
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of businesse. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned....
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...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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