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2 essays by sir francis bacon

of studies and of marriage and single life

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what do studies serve for

delight, ornament and ability

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crafty men ___ studies, simple men _____ them, wise men ___ them

hate
admire
use

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some book are to be ____, or ____, ____

read in parts
read not carefully
read carefully

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reading maketh a

full man

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____ maketh a ready man

conversation

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____ make an exact man

writing

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there is no ___ in the wit

stoppage

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natural abilities are like

natural plants

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what are impediments of great enterprises

wife and children

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the best works have come from who

unmarried or childless men

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those who have children have greater care of __

future times

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people without children are usually

richer

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the most ordinary cause of a single life is

liberty

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unmarried men are best

friends, servants, masters

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unmarried men are not best

subjects, for tehy are light to run away

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a single life doth well with

churchmen

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for soldiers, ____ put men in mind of their wives and children

battle speeches

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single men are more ____ becuase their tenderness is not so oft called upon

cruel and hard-hearted

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virgin woman are often ____

proud and stubborn

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wives are young men's ____ and old men's _____

mistresses
nurses

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when should a man marry

a young man not yet, an old man not at all

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had husbands have very good

wives

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