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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... "
The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors - Page 402
by Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - Poetry - 1785 - 620 pages
...PAR AD. LB viii. 19). — — Not, to tnovv at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure or fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom : what is more is fame, Or emptincfs, or fond impertinence ; And renders us in things that moil...
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Paradise lost a poem, with a biogr. and critical account of the author [by E ...

John Milton - 1789
...experience taught, ftie [earn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and mbtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the pr::ae wifdora : what is more, is fume, I In goodnefs and .in pow'r pre eminent ; Tell me, how may...
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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Britain during the Present and ...

George Chalmers - 1794 - 254 pages
...EXPERIENCE taught, {he learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcufe, and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime ivifjvm ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things, that...
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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain, During the Present ...

George Chalmers - Electronic book - 1794 - 289 pages
...EXPERIENCE taught, flic learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure, and-fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the frimt ivifiiom ; what is more, is fume, Or cmptincfs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she lenrn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdoiri ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...experience taught, (he learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtile, but to know That which before us lies in daily life. Is the prime wifdom ; what is more, is fume Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that moll...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote 191 From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which...more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, 195 VOL. n. c And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek....
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 26

British periodicals - 1808
...account. The result in this respect strongly exemplified the truth of Milton's observation : Tint, not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...but to know That which before us lies in daily life ]s the prime wisdom. At his house in High streer, Mary-lebone, in his 71st year, silcifaiiiia' Dalrymple,...
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Bibliotheque britannique, Volume 7

Marc Auguste Pictet, Charles Pictet de Rochemont, Frédéric Guillaume baron Maurice - 1798
...experience taught, she learn , That not to know at large of things remote From vife , obfcure and fubtle , but to know That which before us lies , in daily life , Is the prime wisdom ; what is more is fume Or emptinefs , or fond impertinence And renders us in things , that moft concern , Unpraftis'd , unprepar'd...
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Wild flowers of the year [by A. Pratt].

Anne Pratt - Wild flowers - 1799 - 284 pages
...the lowly flowers, which he may be most likely to find in his path, " For not to dwell at large, on things remote From use, obscure and subtle ; but to know That which before us lies, in common life, Is the chief wisdom." The scientific name of each flower is added, in order to assist...
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