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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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The life of Milton. To which are added Conjectures on the origin of Paradise ...

William Hayley - 1799
...experience taught, fhe 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 prime wifdom; what is more is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that moft...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 199 That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, I95 And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1803
...experience taught, (he 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 prime wifdom ; what is more, is fums Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that moft...
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The Medical Repository, Volume 1

Samuel Latham Mitchill - Medicine - 1804
...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, obscure...more, is fume Or emptiness, or fond impertinence. MILTON. SECOND HEX AD E. VOL. I. Printed and sold by T. S3 <f. SIVORDS, Printers to the Faculty of...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 50

1806
...449-) (No! commonly, or but partially, noticed by General Hi▀oriaia .) ( Continue d from page 199.) " To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the piime wiidom." MILTON. TAXES. •tTTHEN Julius Cafar quitted this *' illand alter bis nrft landing,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...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 things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to knovr That which before us lies in daily life, Is the pnme wisdom ; what is more, is fume Or emptiness,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 77, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1807
...PROJECTOR. N░ LXXVII. . . . " Not to know at large of things remote From tile, obfcure and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom." MILTON. TT^OR Come weeks paft 1 have had JP reafon 10 be alarmed for thefe my lucubrat'ons....
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - Arts - 1808
...account. The result in this respect strongly exemplified the truth of Milton's observation, — " That not to know at large of things remote From use obscure and subtile ; but to know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom." ln;Mary]ione-fieUs,...
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The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers ..., Volume 2

Robert Gray - Dreams - 1808
...id, Till warn'd, or by expi riencc, she learn That not to know at large of thiugs remote From nse, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before...impertinence , And renders us in things that most concern, Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek *." . Dreams are considered in Scripture as -the vainest...
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The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers and ...

Robert Gray - Dreams - 1808
...not to know at large of things remote Tram we, obtcve and subtle, bat lo k╗ow "1 hat which before as lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom, what is more...impertinence. And renders us in things that most concern, Unpractb'd, unprepar'd, and atill to seek *." Dreams are considered hi Scripture as the vainest of...
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