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" Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an exact man ; and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit ; and if he read little, he need have much cunning,... "
Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 78
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Reflections on Biblical Histories: A Revised Chronology

Robert N. Palmer - 2005 - 318 pages
...Jacob "Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore It a man write little, he had need have a great memory;...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not." - Sir Frances Bacon. Many years ago, the biblical stories of the Hebrews caught my imagination. My...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - 2006 - 520 pages
...distilled books are, like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. !> ('Of Gardens') mm^mft ° • ('men fear death as children fear to go into the dark') » } ° ' -$...
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1 + 1 = 1: The Greatest Equation Ever Written

E. Dale Dickson - 2007 - 168 pages
...that is some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read but not curiously; and some few are to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention....man. And therefore if a man write little, he had need of a great memory; if he confer little he had need of a present wit; and if he read little he hath...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 2007 - 156 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled waters, flashy* things. Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore,...little, he had need have a great memory ; if he confer Httle, he had neeo have a present wit: and if be read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem...
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