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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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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...uphold ; as was Scipio Africanus ; of whom Livy saith in effect, Ultima primis cedebant. 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 particulars one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...interesting, beloved and loving husband, a more valuable and respected parent." ON STUDIES. SjuniEs 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 marshalling...
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional law - 1835 - 527 pages
...upon the sententious wisdom of the greatest of modern philosophers. " Studies," says my Lord Bacon, "serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. — Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy, deep ;...
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The Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 2

1836
...the sententious wisdom of the greatest 214 of modern philosophers. " Studies," says my Lord Bacon, " serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privatcness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; anil for ability, is in tho judgment and...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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....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 Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 pages
...are not spoiled till those of nature age are already sunk into corruption. ON STUDIES.— LORD BACOU. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment »nd disposition of business ; for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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....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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...spirit. In illustration of these remarks, we shall quote the first part of his essay on " Studies." 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...of the other ! [ S/liātes.] Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their cljief ed night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of...with the Syrens three, Amidst the flowery-kirtled Na execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter Writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - Digital images - 1844 - 120 pages
...sentences; and analyse the following essay, by Lord Bacon, into sentences, and their various parts: — Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament is iri discourse; and for ability is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute,...
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