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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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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1857 - 470 pages
...distilled books are like common distilled waters flashy things. Reading ranfcclh a full man conference a ready man and writing an exact man and therefore if...had need have a present wit and if he read little lie had need have much cunning to seem to know what he doth not—BACON. • NERVOUS STYLE. On the...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

1909
...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 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
...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 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

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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Understanding Words and Word Relationships: Theme 1 of the National ...

National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project), Charles J. Gadway - 1973 - 91 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention . . . Reading maketh a full man; . . . therefore, ... if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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Gleaning Significant Facts from Passages: Theme 5, Reading

Charles J. Gadway - 1973 - 207 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention. . . Reading maketh a full man; . . . therefore, ... if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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Critical Reading: Theme 8, Reading

National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project) - 1973 - 169 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention. . . Reading maketh a full man; . . .therefore, . . .if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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Reference Materials: Theme 4, Reading

Charles J. Gadway, National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project) - 1973 - 149 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention. . . Reading maketh a full man; . . .therefore, . . .if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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Drawing Inferences: Theme 7, Reading

National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project), Charles J. Gadway - 1973 - 258 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention. . . Reading maketh a full man; . . .therefore, . . .if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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Main Ideas and Organization: Theme 6, Reading

National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project), Charles J. Gadway - 1973 - 168 pages
...wholly, and with diligence and attention. . . Reading maketh a full man; . . .therefore, . . .if [a man] read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Some types of reading materials, therefore, neither require nor merit a deep, penetrating study that...
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