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Success and How to Attain It - Page 185
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...contemn studies , simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted , nor to find talk and discourse...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...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 to believe and take for granted , nor to find talk and discourse...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...contemn studies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...contemn studies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...contemn Studies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...contemn Studies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...contemn studies ; simple men admire them ; and 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 to believe and take for grant, ed ; nor to find talk and discourse...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...contemn studies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...contemn stndies, simple men admire them, and 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 to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse,...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...contemn studies, simple men admire them,- and 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 to believe and take for granted ; not to find talk and discourse,...
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