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" Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber... "
The Task, and Other Poems - Page 126
by William Cowper - 1831 - 179 pages
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...fitted to its place> Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much ;. Wisdom is humble that he knows no more....
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge...fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t" enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so'much, Wisdom is humble that he knows no more !...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...being one, Have oft times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more....
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other, men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber ivhom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much ; Wisdom is humble that he...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Essays - 1813
...being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads repleto with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom huilds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Dois hut incumbi r whom it scrim t' enrich....
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Rural discourses

William Clayton - Sermons, English - 1814 - 395 pages
..." Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells " In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; " Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. " Knowledge...materials with which wisdom builds ; " Till smooth'd and sijuur'cl and fitted to its place, " Does but encumber what it seems to enrich. " Knowledge is proud...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwelli In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to it's place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much...
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Zeluca; Or, Educated and Uneducated Women: A Novel ...

1815
...no creature of any reflection but must wish to remind a modern female that ' Knaw ledge, a rude and unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom...fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich ;' Yet such proficients/' pursued Erdestone, f( wholly ignorant of the essence of wisdom,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom builds/ Till smooth 'd, and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems (' enrich. Knowledge, is proud that he has learn'd so much : Wisdom is humble that he knows no more,...
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