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" ... and some few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts... "
The Christian's Penny Magazine - Page 56
1832
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only e might envy in his Sabine ¡leading makcth a full man, conference a ready man, and writing аи exact man ; and, therefore, if...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 344 pages
...— flashy' things1. Reading' maketh a fuir man ; conference1 a ready' man ; and writing' an exact1 man. And, therefore, if a man write' little, he had need have present' wit1 ; if he confer1 little, he had need have a good1 memory'; and if he read' little, he...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 1

Education - 1848
...few to be. read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would only...writing an exact man: and, therefore, if a man write a little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit : and...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 444 pages
...books also may be read by deputy, 01 extracts of them may be made by others ; but that should be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...Some books also may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Heading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man; and, therefore, if a...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men. 8. Heading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man; and, therefore,...and if he read little he had need have much cunning, and seem to know that he doth not. 9. There appears to exist a greater desire to live long than than...
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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
...books 25 also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, 30 and writing an exact man: and therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore...had need have a great memory; if he confer little, have a present wit; and if he read little, have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Desultoria: The Recovered Mss. of an Eccentric

Eccentric literature - 1850 - 220 pages
...some books also, may be read by deputy, and extracts made of them by others, but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort...are like common distilled waters, flashy things." SEPT. 12th. — Once again have I visited the rock of dear memory and past exalted thought,— again...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort c of books: else distilled books are like common distilled...things. Reading maketh a full , man; conference a ready man; and writing an ex- , net man. And therefore if a man write little, he had need have a great...
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