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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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A treatise upon modern instrumentation and orchestration op10

Hector Berlioz - Conducting - 1858 - 257 pages
...KNOWLEDGE. " Studies »erve for delight, for ornament, »nd ability. • • • There ii no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit «tudiei."— Lord Boom. A TREATISE UPON MODERN INSTRUMENTATION AND ORCHESTRATION; CONTAINING AN EXACT...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets 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 Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...for abillityes: Theire cheife use for pastyme, is " &c. » In the MS. this Essay ends" here. pediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as dtseases of the body may haue appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the Stone and Raines ; Shooting...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - Education - 1863
...seem to know that' he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtle ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and...: ' Abeunt studia in mores " — nay, there is no stund7 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought* 1 Privateness. Primacy. 2 Make. Gire. 3 Curiously...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 13

Henry Barnard - Education - 1863
...if instead of putting them on and wearing them, one should carry them about in his hand. " Thtrr it no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studio." It is a pity that Bacon did not more fully explain the mode in which different kinds of studies...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...for abillityes: Theire cheife use for pastyme, is " &c. 2 In the MS. this Essay ends here. pediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies : like as diseases of the body may haue appropriate exercises. Bowling is good for the Stone and Raines ; Shooting for the longs & breast...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...his own use, he will write not as if he wanted to say something, but as if he had something to say. ' There is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studios.' There are some kinds of crops which, besides the direct return to the husbandman, tend to...
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Good Order Established in Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, in America: Being a ...

Thomas Budd - New Jersey - 1865 - 111 pages
...remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time. Histories make men wise, poets witty; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend; "Abeunt stadia in mores." Lord Bacon. NEW YORK: WILLIAM GOWANS. GO COPIES PRINTED ON LAKGE PAPEB 4TO. ESTABLISHED...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Ibid. Histories make men wise, poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Ibid. I hold every man a debtor to his profession ; from the which as men of course do seek to receive...
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