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" ... for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. "
The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ... - Page 132
by English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
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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
...marshalling of affairs , come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ;...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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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience...for natural abilities are like natural plants, that * Of the Advancement of Learning, p. 1 1, 12, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...for ornament, is affectation ; to make judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience...for natural abilities are like natural plants, that * Of the Advancement of Learning, p. 11, 13, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves,...
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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 Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ;...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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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ;...abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience....
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