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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Unchecked, and of her roving is no end ; Tilt warn'd, or by experience taught, she leant . 190 That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, 195 And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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A New and Literal Translation of Juvenal and Persius: With Copious ...

Juvenal - 1813
...T— ie who are instructed by what they meet with in common life, !)nd profit by daily experience. To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. 23. What day, &c.] Festa dies signifies a day set apart for the observance of some festival,...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...shall have nothing to swallow more nauseous than the words of a modern opera. THE PROJECTOR. N 77. " Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." MILTON. December 1807. .T OR some weeks past I have had reason to be alarmed for these my lucubrations....
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815
...experience taught, she learn, : ]i. ,': "*• ; That not to know at large of things remote ; , '. • Prom use, obscure, and subtle, but to know ".'.* ?!.'"' That which before us lies in daily life, •tj ''.iy '8 "Ie P"me wisdom ; what is more, is fume, .'vr-h. ,':.. ' Or emptiness, or fond impertinence,...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...by reading of books in my ftudy, but alfo by expcrier.ee of life abroad in trie world. Afchani. — To know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom. Milt. Per. I.oJI. H. Living perfon. — Why ftiould I play the Roman fool, and die On my own...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...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...life, Is the prime wisdom : What is more, is fume. 196—224. PARADISE LOST. BOOK vm. Or emptiness, or fond impertinence : And renders us, in things that...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essays, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...have nothing to swallow more nauseous than the words of a modern opera. (109 THE PROJECTOR. N 77. " Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." MILTON. December 1807. .T OR some weeks past I have had reason to be alarmed for these my lucubrations....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 87, Part 2; Volume 122

Early English newspapers - 1817
...management of infants and children constitute a part of the education of females? for — — — — — to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. " He is aware that many imperfections will present themselves to the intelligent reader. He...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man; Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...should never " follow a multitude to do NUMBER XXIII. Of the necessity of learning how to use money. -" To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime of wisdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, 01 fond impertinence." MiLTorf. THERE is one inferior...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she Irani, That not to know at Urge !>ill, Nor faulters in th' extended vale below :...wind, And all the flush of beauty in their cheeks ! Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore from this high pitch let us descend A lower flight,...
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