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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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864 - 554 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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865 - 244 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 perfect nature, and are perfected...
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The why of Music: Dialogues in an Unexplored Region of Appreciation

Donald Nivison Ferguson - 1969 - 317 pages
...I quote these pregnant sentences, italicizing a few phrases to make their point prick more sharply: "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...
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Planning, Programming, Budgeting: Inquiry

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on National Security and International Operations - 1970 - 706 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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Planning-programming-budgeting: Inquiry of the Subcommittee on National ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Government Operations - 1970 - 712 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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Education and Society in Tudor England

Joan Simon - 1966 - 472 pages
...civilised style by Francis Bacon. The initial essay 'On Studies' advised that 'to spend too much time on 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 Story of Philosophy

Will Durant - 1965 - 736 pages
...either end or wisdom in themselves, and that knowledge unapplied in action was a pale academic vanity. "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. . . . Crafty men condemn studies, simple...
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Literacy Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation

Ula C. Manzo, Anthony V. Manzo - 1993 - 662 pages
...the fuller context of literacy education, aptly reflected by the popular quote from Francis Bacon: To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affection; to make judgment wholly by rules is the humor of a scholar. . . . Read not to contradict...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - 1993 - 436 pages
...expert men can execute, but learned men are fittest to judge or censure. To spend too much time in them, 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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 276 pages
...men can execute, but learned men are fittest to judge or censure. H To spend too much time in them is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. U They perfect Nature, and are perfected...
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