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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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 pages
...now, old Dobson, turning pale, Yields to his fate. So ends my tale. MILS. T:i ll.tl.H. 105. On Study. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is for privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...distant participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other ! [Studio.] would a blind man give to see the pleasant rivers, and meadows, and flowers, and fountains, privatenesi and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in thejudgment and disposition...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Best ...

Truman Rickard, Hiram Orcutt - English language - 1850 - 120 pages
...holiness to which only a desperate heart could be insensible. 15 EXERCISE VII. Studies. — BACON. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability....ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. Expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one 6 by one ; but the general counsels, and...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...religious and moral duties. XV. — 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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privatenesŤ traction of that living intellect that bred them....they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots and...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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. Their chief use for delight, is in private- J ness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...contrivers of suits; for thev are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceedings. L. OF STUDIES. etimes to entertain their minds with variety and i'or delight, is in privateness and retiring ; Tor. ornainentjTs and for ability, is in t of business...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...advantageously dispkys his fullness and richness of thought and of style than this on the use of study. " 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 notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...contrivers of suits; for they are but a kind of poison and infection to public proceeding. L. OP STUDIES4. Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and; for...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 illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 pages
...vegetaI bles, at the meals. 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 i counsels, and the plots,...
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