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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... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 165
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...retiring ; for ornament, is in difcourfe ; and for ability, is in the judgment anddifpofition of bufinefs. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counfels, and the plots, and marfhalling of affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpend...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
...ornament , and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment...execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one ; bui the general counsels , and the plots , and marshalling of affairs , come best from those that...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - 1801
...varieties, and even to make improvements on the species. " Expert men," says Lord Bacon, " can execute and " judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general...affairs, " come best from those that are learned." INDEED, in almost every art, even as used by mere practitioners, there are certain rules, as hath been...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1803
...retiring; for ornament is in difcourfe, and for ability is in the judgment and difpofition of bufmefs. For expert men can execute and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one;, but the general counfels and the plots and marfhalling of affairs come beft from thofe that are learned. Read not to...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1805 - 394 pages
... for ornament, is in difcourfe ; and for ability, is in thejudgment and difpofition of bufinefs. For expert men. can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars one by one but the general counfels, and the plots, and marfhalling of affairs, come beft from thofe that are learned. To fpencfr...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgement and disposition of busine&e. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned....
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...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, one by one ; but the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned....
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...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, one by one ; bat the generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 pages
...ornament, asd for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment...judge of particulars one by one ; but the general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. To spend...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...ornament, and for ability. The chief use for delight, is in privateness. and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability is in the judgment...affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend toe much time in studies is sloth; to use them- too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment...
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