Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... demands. The fineness of mind, which is created or increased by the study of letters, or the admiration of the arts, is supposed to incapacitate a man for the drudgery by which professional eminence is gained ; as a nicely tempered edge applied to... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Henry Mackenzie ... - Page 170
by Henry Mackenzie - 1854 - 512 pages
Full view - About this book

The Lounger: no. 70-101; June 3, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

English essays - 1788
...inftrument. would have fuccefTfully atchieved. A young man deftined for law or commerce is advifed to look only into his folio of precedents, or his method of book-keeping : and Dulnefs is pointed to his hom- -"* O c --< that benevolent goddefs, under whofe prote&ion the honours...
Full view - About this book

The Lounger, Volume 3

1788
...inftrument would have fuccefTfully atchieved. A young man deftined for Iavir or commerce is advifed to look only into his. folio of precedents, or his method of book-keeping ; and Dulnefs is pointed to his homage,, as-. O 5 that that benevolent goddefs, under whofe protection the...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: The Observer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...result from the pursuit of letters and of science, in men destined for the labours of business, for the active exertions of professional life. The abstraction...what a more common instrument would have successfully atchieved. A young man destined for law or commerce, is advised to look only into his folio of precedents,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 7

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...result from the pursuit of letters and of science, in men destined for the labours of business, for the active exertions of professional life. The abstraction...what a more common instrument would have successfully atchieved. A young man destined for law or commerce is advised to look only into his folio of precedents,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Esq. ..., Volume 7

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...rugged material, is unable to perform what a more common instrument would have successfully atchieved. A young man destined for law or commerce is advised...that benevolent goddess, under whose protection the honours of station, and the blessings of opulence, are to be attained ; while learning and genius are...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists, Volume 37

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...rugged material is unable to perform what a more common instrument would have successfully atchieved. A young man destined for law or commerce, is advised...folio of precedents, or his method of book-keeping ; andDulness is pointed to his homage, as that benevolent goddess, under whose protection the honours...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists;: Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...incapacitate a man for the drudgery by which professional eminence is gained : as a nicely tempered edge applied to a coarse and rugged material is unable...what a more common instrument would have successfully atchieved. A young pian destined for law or commerce, is advised to look only into his folio of precedents,...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces, Biographical ...

English essays - 1819
...incapacitate a man for the drudgery by which professional eminence is gained : as a nicely tempered edge applied to a coarse and rugged material is unable...to perform what a more common instrument would have successfuly atchieved. A young man destined for law or commerce, is advised to look only into his folio...
Full view - About this book

Lounger

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...result from the pursuit of letters and of science, in men destined for the labours of business, for the active exertions of professional life. The abstraction...that benevolent goddess, under whose protection the honours of station and the blessings of opulence are to be attained; while Learning and Genius are...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: The Lounger

English essays - 1823
...incapacitate a man for the drudgery by which professional eminence is gained; as a nicely tempered edge applied to a coarse and rugged material is unable...as that benevolent goddess, under whose protection In the examples which memory and experience produce of idleness, of dissipation, and of poverty, brought...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF