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S. Austin Allibone, comp.  Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay.  1880.
 
Practice
 
  Practice is exercise of an art, or the application of a science in life, which application is itself an art.
Sir William Hamilton.    
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  There is a distinction, but no opposition, between theory and practice; each, to a certain extent, supposes the other: theory is dependent on practice; practice must have preceded theory.
Sir William Hamilton.    
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  There are two functions of the soul,—contemplation and practice,—according to the general division of objects, some of which only entertain our speculations, others employ our actions.
Robert South.    
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  The active informations of the intellect filling the passive reception of the will, like form closing with matter, grew actuate into a third and distinct perfection of practice.
Robert South.    
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