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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ... - Page 487
by Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 527 pages
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...objects that surround it.— W. Danby. 105. Studies 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 plots and...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...objects that surround it. W. Danby. 105. Studies 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 plots and...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...public proceedings. 1 To have little effect. 2 To this extent. a Of the information. L.-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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...ever intermix the correction and amendment of his mind with the use and employment thereof. 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 '.he plots and...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...Therefore mark my counsel .... or both yourself and mo Cry, lost.' — Shake«pere. ESSAY L. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privatcness1 and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...ever intermix the correction and amendment of his mind with the use and employment thereof. 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 Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the ..., Volumes 3-4

British and foreign school society - 1857
...deviate from the original. I. ON STUDY. " Studies 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 plots, and...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
....... or both yourself and me Cry, lost' — Shakespere. /" , . ,A 2_ . .<.,. v ESSAY L. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness1 and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...infection to public proceedings. L. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability.3 Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse 4 ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.5 For expert men can execute, and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...infection to public proceedings. L. OF STUDIES. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability.3 Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse 4 ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.5 For expert men can execute, and...
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