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" STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. "
Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 18
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...OTUDIES serve for delight , for ornament , and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...serve for delight , for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for dilight is in pri— vateness 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 judge of particulars...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...ostentation ; and againe, that they doe not unc2 wisely mingle, or confound these learnings together V Of the miscellaneous productions of Lord Bacon, the...execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; bat the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...wisely mingle, or confound these learnings together *." Of the miscellaneous productions of Lord Bacori, the Essays, Civil and Moral, are beyond comparison...for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of busine&e. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the generall...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, asd for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business : for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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The Art of Reading: Containing a Number of Useful Rules, Exemplified by a ...

Daniel Staniford - Elocution - 1817 - 240 pages
...delight, for ornament and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privatenes? and retirement; for ornament ,is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgement, and disposition of business : For expert men can .execute, and. perhaps Judge of particulars, one by .one ; but the general...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars...
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