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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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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...moral4 grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend0. " Abeunt studia in mores; " nay, there is no stand6 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as 7 diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the stone and reins"; shooting...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...fubtile ; natural Philofophy deep ; moral Grave ; Logick and Rhetorick able to contend. Abeunt jludia in Mores. Nay there is no Stand or Impediment in the...Wit, but may be wrought out by fit Studies : Like as Difeafes of the Body may have Appropriate Exercifes. Bowling is good for the Stone and Reins ; Shooting...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 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. [Trinity College Fellowships, 1835.] 66. INDOLENCE is therefore one of the vices from which those whom...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, eat counsel, then is the virtue of a judge seen, to...as \ipon an even ground. " Qui fortiter emungit, slond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies; like as diseases of the body...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 4

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...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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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...no stand or i See Bacon's Works, De Augment. Scieittinr. lib. v. rap. iv. 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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A treatise on harmony, tr. by mrs C. Clarke, Volume 33

Charles Simon Catel - 1854
...MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE. " Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and ability. * * * There U no atontl or impediment In the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies."— Lord Bacon. A TREATISE ON HARMONY CHARLES SIMON CATEL, MEMBER OP THE CON8ERVATOIRE DE MUSIQUE AT PARIS....
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General musical instruction, tr. by G. Macirone. The musical ..., Volume 26

Adolf Bernhard Marx - Music - 1854
...OF MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE "Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and ability. * * * There is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies." — Lord Bacon. GENERAL MUSICAL INSTRUCTION, (ALLGEMEINE MUSIKLEHRE.) AN AID TO TEACHERS AND LEARNERS...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

Education - 1855
...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...deep, moral grave, logic and rhetoric able to contend ; nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies ; like as...
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