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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... "
The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts - Page 23
edited by - 1916 - 471 pages
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 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
...multitude. SPECTATOR. ON STUDY. OTUDIES serve for delight , for ornament , and for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 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 writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...serve for delight , for ornament, and for ability. The chief use for dilight is in pri— vateness and retiring ; for ornament , is in discourse ; and for ability , is in the judgment and ilisposition of business. For expert men can execute , and perhaps judge of particulars one by one...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 396 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 the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 408 pages
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; 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,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Tatler (London, England : 1709) - 1805
...serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chiefe use for delight, is in privatenesse and retiring ; 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,...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...MELMOTH. .S 1 I:,. * CHAP. IX. ON S FUDY. STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, asd for ability. The chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring;...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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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...himself; he has more pride and ambition than any other sort of sinner. ESSAY 5. OF STUDIES. (Lord Bacon.) STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privacy and retirement ; for ornament, is in discourse, and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition...
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