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" ... studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them: for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them... "
The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ... - Page 183
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...direftions too much at large, except they be bounded in bv experience. Crafty men contemn; ftudies, fimple men admire them, and wife men ufe them ; for they teach not their own ufe, but that is a wifdom with out them, and above them, won by obfervation. Read not to contradift and confute, nor to believe...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...pruning by duty . and studies themselves do give forth directions too much THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. i33 much at large, except they be bounded in by experience....men contemn studies , simple men admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and above...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...like natural plants , that need pruning by duty , and studies themselves do give forth directions loo much at large , except they be bounded in by experience;...Crafty men contemn studies , simple men admire them , aud wise men use them : for they teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...experience; for natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by duty; and ftudies thcmfelves do give forth directions too much at large, except...they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn ftudies, fimple men admire them, and wife men ufe them : for they teach nottheirown ufe, but that is...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Advancement of Learning, p. 11, 12, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves, doe give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their owne use...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Advancement of Learning, p. 1 1, 12, 4to. 1633. need proyning by study: and studies themselves, doe give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for they teach not their owne use...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...need pruning by 'duty, and studies themselves to 'give forth directions tooimuch at large, except fhey be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not their own use, but- fbat is a wisdom without them, and above...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give directions too much at large, except they be bounded...Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them ; for they teach not their own use, which is a wisdom without them, and above them,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...; for natural abilities are like natural plants,. that need pmning by duty, and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except...bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simpl e men admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...for natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except...Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them,...
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