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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 305 pages
...Unchecked, 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,...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom ; « hat is more, is fume, O, emptiness, or fond impertinence, 195 And renders us in things that most...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 2

Henry Southern - 1820
...Montaigne's reflexions and writings is the philosophy of life. How to live well and die well with him Is the prime wisdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence. To achieve this, he studied himself deeply and accurately ; he dissected and anatomized his feelings,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 2

Books - 1820
...Montaigne's reflexions and writings is the philosophy of life. How to live well and die well with him Is the prime wisdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence. To achieve this, he studied himself deeply and accurately ; he dissected and anatomized his feelings,...
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The Englishman's fire-side

...OF r#£ ANCIENT B&ITQNS. -, .,„ ( Not commonly, or but partially noticed by general Historian*, } That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. •" . •_.':•• ti.'j «MXpl. TUt IK JiiiLJG IOUS C EKE, MOM US. Religious Ceremonies of the aflcien.t...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...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,...more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, 193 And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 50

1837
...darkened, but mentally illuminated Milton written : — " Not to know at large of things remote From use and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom." It should ever be borne in mind, that success in life is not regarded by the wise man as an end, but...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...[vain. 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...things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore from this high pitch let us descend A lower flight, and speak of things...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...[vain. 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...know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prune wisdom. What is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence : And renders us, in things...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...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...things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore from this high pitch let us descend A lower flight, and speak of things...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...the door in my face, and the emphatical utterance of the interjection "Bah!" WHAT LIFE TO CHOOSE.' " Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." Paradise Lost. " WHEN 1 look round upon the material world," says a Pagan writer, " and observe the...
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