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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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Catalogue of My English Library

Henry Stevens (Jr.) - Best books - 1853 - 107 pages
...dislilled hooks are, like common distilled waters, flashy things : Reading maketh a fnll man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...a present wit ; and if he read little he had need hare mnch cnnning, to meem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty ; the mathematies...
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Catalogue of My English Library

Henry Stevens - Bibliography Best books English literature - 1853 - 107 pages
...;l;.sby things : Reading maketh a fnll roan ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; andi therefore, if a man write little, he had need have...present wit ; and if he read little he had need have mnch cnnning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets witty; the mathematies...
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Catalogue of my English library

Henry Stevens - 1853
...that would he ouly in the less important arguments, and the meaner sort of hooks; else distilled hooks are, like common distilled waters, flashy things :...exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write little, be had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit ; and if he read...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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. Beading maketh a full man: conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And, therefore, if a man...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 7

Electronic journals - 1853 - 748 pages
...Parvulorum occurs (r>. 25.") " barowe cenovectorum." EGR Quotations wanted (Vol. vii., p. 40.). — "And if he read little, he had need have much cunning to seeui to know that he doth not." From Lord Bacon. — Bacon's Essays: Of Studies, p. 218. 12mo., 1819....
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 440 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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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - Scholarships - 1855 - 554 pages
...justly to incur the disapprobation of man.— WB Clulow. 535. Beading maketh a full man; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...a present wit; and if he read little, he had need of much cunning, to seem to know what he doth not.—Bacon. 536. Thou mayst make thyself more learned...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - Scholarships - 1855 - 554 pages
...to incur the disapprobation of man.— W. . Clulow. 535. Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...a present wit; and if he read little, he had need of much cunning, to seem to know what he doth not.—Bacon, 536. Thou mayst make thyself more learned...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...justly to incur the disapprobation of man.— WB Clulow. 535. Beading maketh a full man; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and, therefore,...little, he had need have a present wit; and if he readjittle, he had need of much cunning, to seem to know what he doth not.—Bacon. 536. Thou mayst...
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