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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 humour of a scholar: they perfect nature, and are perfected by experience... "
Examination for women. Examination papers, with lists of syndics and examiners - Page 81
by Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1870
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...general counsels , and the plots , and marshalling of affairs , come best from those that are learned. 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 humour of a scholar. They parfect nature , and are perfected...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 376 pages
...generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use...wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 370 pages
...generall counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affaires, come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use...wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholler. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience : for natural abilities are like natural plants,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...general counsels,,and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those who are learned. 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 humour of a scholJar. They perfect nature, and are perfected...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809 - 288 pages
...the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. 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 humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 pages
...counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. To spend toe much time in studies is sloth; to 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...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 348 pages
...the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. 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 humour of a scholar; they perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...general counsels-, and the plots and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned. To spend too much time in studies, is sloth ; to use...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...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1816 - 414 pages
...Testament; adversity of the New. Studies and reading serve for delight, for ornament, and for use. To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is afl'eclaiion; and to judge wholly by their rains is pedantic. Letters perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The Art of Reading: Containing a Number of Useful Rules, Exemplified by a ...

Daniel Staniford - 1817 - 256 pages
...affairs, come best from those who are learned. 2. To spend too much time in studies is *loth ; toure • them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make...judgement wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience for natural abilities are like natural...
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