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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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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Teaching - 1876 - 482 pages
...seem to know that' he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematies, subtle ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and...: ' Abeunt studia in mores " — nay, there is no stond7 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought' 1 Private ness. Priracy. 2 Make. Give. 3 Curiously....
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876
...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...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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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...knowe : 74 , İf &,tu&tts [Essay $0 Histories make men wise ; poets 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, 40 but may be wrought out by fit studies, like as diseases of the body...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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...grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend: Abeunt studio, in mores:* nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies:...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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...grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend. Abeunt studio, in mores [Studies pass into and influence manners]. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in...
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Introduction to Early Modern English

Manfred Görlach - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 456 pages
...deepe; Morall Graue; Logick and Rhetorick 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 65 of the Body, may haue Appropriate Exercises. Bowling is good for the Stone and Reines; Shooting...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...of error more readily than out of confusion. .VoKum Organum 1620 20 Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy,...moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. ;)/ Studies Essay 50 21 The ill and unfit choice of words wonderfully obstructs the understanding....
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Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English

Eric Partridge - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 389 pages
...cunning, to seem to know what he doth not. Histories make men wise; Poets, witty; the Mathematics, subtle; Natural Philosophy, deep; Moral, grave; Logic and...Rhetoric, able to contend; Abeunt studia in mores.' I have spoken elsewhere of poetic prose, but there I gave no example. Here is one, chosen from Thomas...
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The Anatomy of Bibliomania

Holbrook Jackson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 668 pages
...subtil, Natural Philosophy deep, Moral grave, Logick and Rhetorick, able to contend. Abeunt studio in Mores; Nay there is no Stand or Impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fa Studies. But whether for study or dalliance there is no difference: books command their lovers,...
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Who Killed Shakespeare?: What's Happened to English Since the Radical Sixties

Patrick Brantlinger, Professor of English and Cultural Studies Patrick Brantlinger - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 238 pages
...overcome all difficulties. According to Bacon, in his essay "Of Studies," Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy,...moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Let's hope so. Chapter 1 1. I call Kernan's Death of Literature "modem" rather than "postmodern," to...
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