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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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English grammar and style

Richard Hiley - 1853
...distilled hooks are. like common distilled waters, flashy things. Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man ; and. therefore,...have a present wit ; and, if he read little, he had ueed have much cunning, to seem to know that lie doth not. 267. THE SECOND MODERN PERIOD, extending...
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Catalogue of My English Library

Henry Stevens - 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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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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Catalogue of my English library

Henry Stevens - 1853
...distilled hooks are, like common distilled waters, flashy things : Reading maketh a full man ; conference a ready man ; and writing an 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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Notes and Queries, Volume 7

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 - 1854 - 440 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, 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 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,...man write little, he had need have a great memory; >f he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need of much cunning,...
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