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" That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 53
1776
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The Right Moral Influence and Use of Liberal Studies: A Discourse Delivered ...

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - Classical education - 1833 - 47 pages
...mind was taiight by long experience to check his roving fancy, and at last to learn, That, not to know of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but...before us lies, in daily life Is the prime wisdom.* There, too are those languages dead and living, which, whilst they give ready access to the knowledge...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 190 That not to know at large of thing remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know Th ill which before as lies in daily life, I*...
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Oration on American Education: Delivered Before the Western Literary ...

Thomas Smith Grimké - Christian education - 1835 - 43 pages
...education. And I fear it will continue to hav but little " Till warn'd or by experience taught, she learns, That not .to know at large of things remote From use,...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom : Par. Lost, B. 8, v. 190. But the advocates of the classics will then say—What tho' we grant your...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1836 - 312 pages
...notions vain But apt the mind or fancy is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 190 That, not...more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence: 195 And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Oeuvres completes, Volume 36

François-René Chateaubriand (vicomte de) - 1837
...is to rove Uucheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote From use,...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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The Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 2

1836
...mind was taught by long experience to check his roving fancy, and at last to learn, That, not to know of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but...before us lies, in daily life Is the prime wisdom.* There, too, are those languages dead and living, which, whilst they give ready access to the knowledge...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...is to rove Unchecked, and of her roving is no end; Till warned, or by experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, hut, to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom: what is, more, is fume,...
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The book of the young, an invitation to early Christian piety

Joseph Jones - 1837
...is to rove Unchecked, and of her roving is no end, Till warned, or by experience taught, she learn, That, not to know at large of things remote From use...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek." Milton....
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837
...is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote From use,...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; £ And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton, François-René de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 495 pages
...is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote From use,...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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