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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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Brief Longhand: A System of Longhand Contractions, by Means of which the ...

Andrew Jackson Graham - Shorthand - 1857 - 88 pages
...and extracts made of them by others ; but that would be only in the less important arguments, and in the meaner sort of books ; else distilled books are...things. Reading maketh a full man ; conference, a ready mac ; and writing, an exact man; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - English language - 1857 - 470 pages
...attention. 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...like common distilled waters flashy things. Reading ranfcclh a full man conference a ready man and writing an exact man and therefore if a man write little...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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...have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need 1 Pruning, cultivating. > Insipid. have a present wit: and if he read little, he had need have much...
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Improvement Era, Volume 4, Issue 1

1901 - 518 pages
...arguments, and the meaner sort of books; less distilled books are, like common distilled waters—flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready...and writing an exact man; and therefore, if a man read little, he had need of a good memory; if he confer little, he had need of present wit; and if...
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Annales de Bretagne, Volume 14

Brittany (France) - 1898 - 788 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled walers, flashy things. Reading makelh a full man; conférence a ready man ; and writing an exact man. And, therefore, if a man write little, he had need hâve a gréai memory; if he confer little, he had need hâve a présent wit; and if he read Utile,...
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Introduction to Early Modern English

Manfred Görlach - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 492 pages
...Bookes, are like Common distilled Waters, Flashy things. Reading 55 maketh a Full Man; Conference a Ready Man; And Writing an Exact Man. And therefore, If a Man Write little, he had need haue a Great memory; if he Conferre little, he had need haue a Present Wit; And if he Reade litle,...
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Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English

Eric Partridge - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 406 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 of books; else distilled books are like com333 SUITABILITY AND ADEQUACY mon distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man; conference...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...books* are like common distilled waters,* flashy9 things. Reading maketh a full man; conference10 a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...memory; if he confer" little, he had need have a present wit;12 and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 604 pages
...attention. Francis Bacon, 1597/1625, 'Of Studies', in Essays 20:4 Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...if he confer little, he had need have a present wit [ready mind]; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not....
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...distilled Waters, Flashy Things. 30 Reading maketh a Full Man; Conference a Rea-|dy Man; And [2P3V] Writing an Exact Man. And therefore, If a Man Write little, he had need have a Great memory; If he Conferre little, he had need have a Present Wit; And if he Reade litle, he had need have much Cunning,...
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