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" To spend too much time in studies, is sloth : to use them too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar : they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities are like... "
The London University Calendar - Page 206
by London univ - 1846
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Learned. To fpend too much time in Studies is floth i to ufe them too much for Ornament is affectation j to make Judgment wholly by their Rules is the humour of a Scholar. They perfect Nature,and are perfected by experience, for Natural Abilities are like Natural Plants, that need Proyning...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...learned. To fpend too much time in ftudies is ftoth ; to ufe thorn too much for ornament is afleftation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a fcholar. They perfeft nature, and are perfefted by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...and retiring ; for ornament , is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and ilisposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps...wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They parfect nature , and are perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural plants ,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...most blamed for. Locke. j. A pedant ; a man of books. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature, and ire perfected by experience. Bacon. 4. One who has a lettered education. My cousin William is becom-...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...To fpencfr too much time in ftudies is floth ; to ufe them too ranch for ornament is affeftation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a fcholar. They perfeft nature, and are perfefted by experience; for natural abilities are like natural...
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The new encyclopędia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volume 20

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...blamed for. Locke. 3. A pedant ; a man of books. — To fpend too much time in ftudiea, is floth ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a fcholar. Bacon. 4. One who has a lettered education. — My coufin William is become a good/r/jolar....
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...one ; but the general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is...judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholJar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience ; for natural abilities are like natural...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 19

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen. Id. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour...they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience. Id. Sir Francis Bacon was wont to say, that those who left useful studies for useless schntastich speculations,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...or find differences, let him study the schoolmen. Id. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a sckolar: they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience. Id. Sir Francis Racon was wont to say,...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use too much for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar: they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are...
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