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" Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. "
The Horticultural Register - Page 360
1834
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place> Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books. ~SL nowledge and wifdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection....dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men: U'ifdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...moments. Here the heart May give an useful lesson to the head, And learning wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t" enrich. Knowledge...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Books are...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...a rudo unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, H 3 15O THE TASJC. BOQK. Vr. Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber .whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud lhathehas learned so much; Wisdom is humble that heicnows no more. Books are riot...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...wiser grow without his hooks. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from heing one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitahle mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom huilds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 5, Part 2

1809
...reasonings are his own. If therefore, the distinction of the poet be just — ' Knowledge dwells In head i replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own ;' the author is plainly a wise man. At all events, we confess Ourselves refreshed by a labourer in...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...grow without his books. • Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; 90 Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to it's place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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