|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Studious minds from Coke instruction draw,|
And learn to trace the labyrinths of law.
|Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.|
Bacon.Essay 50, of Studies.
|The labour we delight in physics pain.|
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act II. Scene 3. (Macbeth to Macduff after the murder of Duncan.)
|At school I knew hima sharp-witted youth, grave, thoughtful, and reserved among his mates; turning the hours of sport and food to labour; starving his body to inform his mind.|
Scott.The Monastery, Chap. XXXI.
|Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look,|
The fields his study, nature was his book.
Bloomfield.Farmers Boy, Spring.
|As soon as Phbus rays inspect us,|
First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast;
So on till foresaid god does set,
I sometimes study, sometimes eat.
|Six hours thou mayst give to sleep; just as many with equity to the laws; four thou shalt pray, and two thou mayst give to feasting; after which the remainder is to be given voluntarily to sacred songs.|
Coke.On Lit. Book I. Cap. I.; and Sir William Jones.
|1. I have not lived in the temple for nothing.|
2. He slept there, and calls it studying the law.
Murphy.The Way to Keep Him, Act II.