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Francis Bacon

Bacon, Francis. "Of Studies, 1601." Patrick Madden, 18 Jan. 2007. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

What is the most economical way to express the following idea? “Nay, there is no stone or impediment in the wit, but may be wrought out by fit studies…”


Studies can solve any hindrance that a man's wit faces.


Lack of wit will not be an impediment because studies can remove it.


There is no stone, or impediment, or obstacle in the wit that cannot be solved by adequate studies.


Fit studies can solve any stone or impediment that impedes fit studies and wit.

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