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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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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...of a bullet in the air, which flieth so swift as it outruns the eye. 3. OP STUDIES.1 (" ESSAYS," L.) 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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...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 ; ior ornament is in discourse; and for ability is in the judgment and disposition of business. For...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...of a bullet in the air, which flieth so swift as it outruns the eye. 3. OF STUDIES.1 (" ESSAYS," L.) 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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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...foretold, that when " Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." OF STUDIES. — (BACON.) STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, in discourse : and for ability, in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute,...
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The popular educator, Volume 1

Popular educator - Education - 1860
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privatenoss and retiringj 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 and...
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The popular educator, Volume 3

Popular educator - 1860
...STUDIES servo for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief UM for delight, ia in privatcness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in tho judgment and disposition of business: for expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...have not ; so here I rest it. 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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Literary Class Book; Or, Readings in English Literature: To which is ...

Robert Sullivan - Didactic literature - 1861 - 504 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring j 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, and...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1861 - 586 pages
...'Therefore mark my counsel . ... or both yourself and me Cry, lost.' — Shakespsrc. OF STUDIES. OTUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. ^ Their chief use for delight is in privateness,1 and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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 plotb and...
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