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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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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...poets witty ; the malhematicks subtile ; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave; logick and rhetorick, ء ooi by fit studies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies

Samuel Warren - Law - 1835 - 552 pages
...professions. Let us set out, then, with the cheering assurance of the most illustrious of philosophers. " There is no stand, or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by Jit studies : like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1836
...that it cannot fail to be interesting in tIn- present connexion. " Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...rhetoric, able to contend. ' Abeunt studia in mores ' ; studies turn into habits ; nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought...
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Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 6

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 1836
...light, that it cannot fail to be interesting in the present connexion. " Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...rhetoric, able to contend. ' Abeunt studia in mores ' ; studies turn into habits ; nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 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,...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 Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...to seem to know what he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtle ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave; logic and...by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may by appropriate exercises ; bowling is good for the stone and reins, shooting for the lungs and breast,...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839
...men's speeches are like the high mountains in Ireland, having a dirty bog in the top of them : the very and rhetoric, 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...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...men's speeches are like the high mountains in Ireland, having a dirty bog in the top of them : the very and rhetoric, 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...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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,...rhetoric, able to contend ; " Abeunt studia in mores;" i nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...little, he had need have much canning 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. As a theologian, Bacon possessed an intimate acquaintance with the Bible, and was a believer in the...
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