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" To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humor of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience: for natural abilities are like natural... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 9
1848
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 272 pages
...pruning by duty . and studies themselves do give forth directions too much THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. i33 much at large, except they be bounded in by experience....them : for they teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and above them , won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute , nor...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...except they be bounded in by experience; Crafty men contemn studies , simple men admire them , aud wise men use them : for they teach not their own use , but that is a wisdom without them , and above them , won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute /nor...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 376 pages
...give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them : for they teach not their owne use ; but that is a wisdome without them, and above them, won by observation. Reade not to contradict,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 370 pages
...give forth directions too much at Jarge, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemne studies; simple men admire them; and wise men use them: for they teach not their owne use ; but that is a wisdome without them, and above them, won by observation. Reade not to contradict,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...need pruning by 'duty, and studies themselves to 'give forth directions tooimuch at large, except fhey be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies,...use them : for they teach not their own use, but- fbat is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute,...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809 - 288 pages
...natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study ; and studies themselves give directions too much at large, except they be bounded...wise men use them ; for they teach not their own use, which is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simpl e men admire them, and wise men use them : for they teach not what is their own use, but what is wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 348 pages
...use them too much for ornament, is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are perfected...them; for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor...
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Rudiments of English Grammar: Containing, I. The Different Kinds, Relations ...

Mr. Harrison (Ralph) - 1812 - 118 pages
...every different subject and verb. As, Their slumbers are sound, and (heir •wakings are cheerful. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them. The comma may be considered as included in the semicolpn i the semicolon as comprehended in the colon...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...them too much for ornament., is- affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules, is the humour of a scholar : they perfect nature, and are perfected...them ; for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them won by observation. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to...
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