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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 School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volumen6

School board readers - 1872
...philosophy, deep ; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend: " studiesinfluence the manners ;" nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but...like as diseases of the body may have appropriate exercises—bowling is 'good for the stone and reins, shooting for the lungs and breast, gentle walking...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - 1872 - 372 páginas
...natural philosophy', deep' ; moral philosophy', grave' ; logic and rhetoric', able to contend'. Indeed, there is no stand or impediment in the wit but may...by fit studies ; like as diseases of the body may, by appropriate exercises. 7. Bowling'" is good for the back'; shooting'" for the lungs and breast'...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 534 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; " Abcunt studia in mores;" nay, there is no stond or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out...
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Catalogue

1873 - 112 páginas
...John Herschel's address at the openin8 of the Eton Library in 1833. "Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend."— Lord Bacon. " Books, as Dryden has aptly termed them, are spectacles to read Nature. .¿Eschylus and...
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The Publishers Weekly, Volumen13

1878
...— Milton. READING maketh a full man ; confidence, a ready man ; histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. — Bacon. " For out of the olde fieldes, as men uythe, Cometh all this newe corn fro yere to yere,...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1873 - 268 páginas
...to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtle ; natural philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Abeunt studio, in mores? Nay, there is no stond 6 or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out 7 by fit...
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Masterpieces in English Literature, & Lessons in the English Language...

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1874 - 437 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. u Abeunt studia in mores: " nay, there is no stand or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 798 páginas
...ready man, and writing an exact man. ji,id. 1 Cf. Shelley, Hellas. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Md. I hold every man a debtor to his profession ; from the which as men of course do seek to receive...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874 - 100 páginas
...cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; 28 the mathematic subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend : " Abeunt studio, in mores"2 9 —nay, there is no stond 3 °or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 890 páginas
...full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. ibid. Histories make men wise ; poets, witty ; the mathematics, subtile ; natural philosophy,...moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. Ibid. I hold every man a debtor to his profession ; from the which as men of course do seek to receive...
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