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" 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 had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise, poets witty, the... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Página 271
por Ancient learning - 1812
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch, Michael Ravitch - 2006 - 512 páginas
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know, that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy,...moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. "Studies go to form character;" nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought...
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Outsider in the Promised Land: An Iraqi Jew in Israel

Nissim Rejwan - 2009 - 262 páginas
...man; and writing an exact man . . . Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and...rhetoric, able to contend: 'Abeunt studia in mores' " — and such general pedagogical gems. In what way this can qualify a pupil to know what the Viscount...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 2007 - 156 páginas
...little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy...grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. Abeunt studio, in mores [Studies pass into and influence manners]. Nay, there is no stond or impediment in...
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Language, Mind and Nature: Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Locke

Rhodri Lewis - 2007 - 25 páginas
...enjoyed by Adam in Eden. 57 Elsewhere, Bacon's essay 'Of Studies' proposes that 'there is no Stond or Impediment in the Wit, but may be wrought out by Fit Studies .^ In sum, the wit and mind of man had not lost its ability to mirror the external world, but the idols...
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