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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 workwoman's guide, containing instructions in cutting out and completing ...

Workwoman - 1840
...COURT: BIRMINGHAM : PRINTED BY THOMAS EVANS, COLMORE K01V. i 21..LI ' "' >. r (.''• } -: PREFACE. " But to know That which before us lies in daily life ; Is the prime wisdom." MILTON. THE Author of the following pages has been encouraged to hope, that, in placing them, after...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...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...more, is fume, " Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; " And renders us, in things that most concern, " Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. " Therefore...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till wara'd, or by experience taught, she learn, awing back the veil, The god shall to his votaries...tell Each conscious tear, each blushing grace, That : And renders us, in things that most concern, Vnpractis'd, unpropar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; 190 " Till, waru'd, or by experience taught, she learn, " That not to know at large of things remote " From...life, " Is the prime wisdom : what is more, is fume, 195 " Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; " And renders us, in things that most concern, " Unpractis'd,...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1860
...Unchecked, and of her roving is no end, Till warned, or by experience taught, she learn That, not to know nt large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle ; but to know That which lies before us in daily life Is the prime wisdom. What is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence...
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Facts in Chemistry

William Lover - 1842 - 92 pages
...so much for man, are we not justified in showing the young mind how she produces her effects ; for " To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom." — MILTON. QUESTIONS. 1 7. What is the definition of our present science, chemistry ? 18. Where had...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience Inught, she learn, ion name . Our proper bliss depends on what we blame. : And renders us, in tilings that most concern, Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...experience taught, she learn That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and suttle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime Wisdom . . . [8.188-94] Adam is recognizing here the inherent, created tendency of the "Fancie" which he has...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 144 pages
...Fancy is to rove Uncheckt, 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,...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime Wisdom; (VIII. 188-94) This lesson in usefulness is what many have seized on as the definitive statement of...
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The Moral Picturesque: Studies in Hawthorne's Fiction

Darrel Abel - Literary Collections - 1988 - 324 pages
...comprehend, and which points out the pragmatic wisdom of being content with "useful" knowledge: Nut to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. (PL 8.191-94.) Pope, in the Essay on Man reduced the same idea to a platitude in pointing out that...
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