Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...multitude. SPECTATOR. ON STUDY. OTUDIES 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 ; bui the general counsels , and the plots ,...
Full view - About this book

The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...serve for delight , for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for dilight is in pri— vateness and retiring ; for ornament , is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and ilisposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one...
Full view - About this book

Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of businesse. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
Full view - About this book

Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of businesse. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars,...
Full view - About this book

The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...MELMOTH. .S 1 I:,. * CHAP. IX. ON S FUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, asd 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...
Full view - About this book

A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...himself; he has more pride and ambition than any other sort of sinner. ESSAY 5. OF STUDIES. (Lord Bacon.) STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privacy and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse, and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition...
Full view - About this book

The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...delight, for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness. 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, and...
Full view - About this book

Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. o* %ttltliC0, 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...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...contrivers of suits ; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. 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...
Full view - About this book

Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

1818
...blended with what has gone before : " Studies 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. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them. Reading maketh a full man,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF