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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. For expert men can execute, and perhaps... "
Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ... - Page 487
by Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 527 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. L. OF STUDIES. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; forornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business ; for...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...IX. ON STUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, aud for ability. The chief use for deliglrt is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is...judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one. by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...understanding, and the richest treasures of mere speculative knowledge. LESSON VI. Studies. — LORD BACON. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots- and...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use ' for delight is in priYateness and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is...judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and, perhaps, judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots,...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...gathered together as they lay on the turf of his grandfather's grave. WlLSON* LESSON LXVII. Of Studies. 1. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....judgment and disposition of business; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one: but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Issues 1-82

Christianity - 1832
...neighbour. OF STUDIES, BY LORD BACON. S rriu Ei serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring;...judgment and disposition of business, for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the ploU and marshalling...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...contrivers of suits ; for they are hit a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....judgment and disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of paiticulars one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...beams on him. " Studies," observes Lord Bacon, "serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...ability is in the judgment and disposition of business." He, then, who being fully acquainted with his worldly engagements, who, by industry and skill is proceeding...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...Two dots ( . . ) denote the shortest rhetorical pause ; three dots, (...) a longer pause, and so on.) STUDIES' . . serve for delight', for ornament', and...ability'. Their chief use for delight', is' . . in retired privacy'; for ornament', in discourse'; and for ability', in the arrangement and disposition...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...a more interesting, beloved and loving husband, a more valuable and respected parent." ON STUDIES. execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one : but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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