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" Some are good humoured without compliment ; others have all the formalities of complaisance, but no good humour. We ought to know that one man may be vicious and learned, while another has virtue without learning. That many a man thinks admirably well,... "
Logick: Cr, The Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry After Truth. With a ... - Page 186
by Isaac Watts - 1736 - 365 pages
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The American Masonic Register, and Ladies' and Gentlemen's Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1821
...the formalities of complaisance, but no good humour." We ought to know, that one man may be vitious and learned, while another has virtue, without learning....manner of speech, but their thoughts are trifling and impertiHent. Some are good neighbours, and courteous, and charitable towards men, who have no piety...
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Horę vacivę, a thought-book of the wise spirits of all ages and all ...

Horae - 1851
...induftrious; he eats his bread in the fweat of another man's brow. — JEREMY COLLIER. Utterance. I ANY a man thinks admirably well, who has a poor utterance ; while others have a charming manner of fpeech, but their thoughts are trifling. — ISAAC WATTS. Wit. IT, as it implies a certain uncommon...
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Logic for the Million; a Familiar Exposition of the Art of Reasoning

James William Gilbart - Logic - 1854 - 392 pages
...others have all the formalities of complaisance, but no good humour. We ought to know that one man may be vicious and learned, while another has virtue without...their thoughts are trifling and impertinent. Some are good neighbours, and courteous, and charitaole toward men, who have no piety towards God ; others...
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Logic for the Million: A Familiar Exposition of the Art of Reasoning : with ...

James William Gilbart - Logic - 1857 - 390 pages
...others have all the formalities of complaisance, but no good humour. We ought to know that one man may be vicious and learned, while another has virtue without...their thoughts are trifling and impertinent. Some are good neighbours, and courteous, and charitable toward men, who have no piety towards God ; others...
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Logic for the Million: A Familiar Exposition of the Art of Reasoning

James William Gilbart - Language and languages - 1857 - 390 pages
...others have all the formalities of complaisance, but no good humour. We ought to know that one man may be vicious and learned, while another has virtue without...their thoughts are trifling and impertinent. Some are good neighbours, and courteous, and charitable toward men, who have no piety towards God ; others...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...WATTS. Let useful observations be at least some part of the subject of your conversation. DR. I. WATTS. Many a man thinks admirably well, who has a poor utterance;...manner of speech, but their thoughts are trifling. DR. I. WATTS. Conversation with foreigners enlarges our minds, and sets them free from many prejudices...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...WATTS. Let useful observations l)e at least some part of the subject of your conversation. DR. I. WATTS. I was commencing my legal curriculum, I was told this...anecdote : — A young student asked Sir Vicary Gibbs how DR. I. WATTS. Conversation with foreigners enlarges our minds, and sets them free from many prejudices...
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The Querist's Birthday Book, Language of Flowers, and Confession Album, with ...

Querist, George Cruikshank - Gift books - 1882 - 123 pages
...they are great. — Lord Bacon. Competency is the reward of frugality. Bitter jests poison friendship. Many a man thinks admirably well, who has a poor utterance...while others have a charming manner of speech, but theirthoughtsaretrifling.— Dr. T. Watts. Comply cheerfully where necessity enjoins. 22 23 Business...
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Golden thoughts from great authors, selected by A. Crowther

Alice Crowther - 1883 - 127 pages
...should always put the best construction on business and conversation. — J. Taylor. Conversation. Many a man thinks admirably well who has a poor utterance,...manner of speech but their thoughts are trifling. — Dr. I. Watts. The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good...
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The Elements of English Grammar

William Franklin Watson - 1904 - 218 pages
...elder, late, last, latest, many, next, foremost. CONSTRUCTION OF ADJECTIVES. 168. (a) Many a man thinks well who has a poor utterance; while others have a charming manner, but their thoughts are tri-ing. (b) The tender flowers, weary and faded, drooped under the burning...
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