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" And therefore if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 271
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy...contend ; " Abeunt studia in mores ;" nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as diseases of the body...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy...contend; " Abeunt studia in mores ;" nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies: like as diseases of the body...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...deep, moral, grave; logic and rbetoric, able to contend. Abeunt studia in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by...fit studies. Like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises : bowling is good for the stone and reins ; shooting for the lungs and breast;...
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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
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : Abeunl studio, in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1827
...natural or acquired, to which the human mind is liable. " There is no stand or im" pediment" (says Bacon) "in the wit, but may be wrought " out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have ap" propriated exercises : bowling is good for the stone and " reins; shooting for the lungs and breast;...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...natural or acquired, to which the human mind is liable. " There is no stand or impediment," says Bacon, " in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body may have appropriated exercises : bowling is good for the stone and reins ; shooting for the lungs and breast...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics subtile ; natural philosophy...there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may i> wrought out by fit studies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...OPPOSITE TO THE FAVOURITE PDRSIHT. Histories make men wise ; poetry, witty ; the mathematics, subtle : natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic, and...contend. " Abeunt studia in mores." Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by 6t studies. Like as diseases of the body...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...opposite to the favourite pursuit. Histories make men wise; poetry, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep, moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Abeunt studio in mores. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies....
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...moral, grave ; logick and rhetorick, able to contend ; " Abeunt studia in mores ;" nay, there is rib stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought...out by fit studies: like as diseases of the body may hare appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting for the lungs and breast,...
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