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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 New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...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...and subtle . but to know That which before us lies iu daily life, Is the prime wisdom." Paradist last. " WHEN I look round upon the material world," says...
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The Novice of Saint Dominick, Volume 4

Lady Morgan (Sydney) - Irish fiction - 1823
...feelings, and the disappointed emotions of a too-exquisite and unhappy sensibility. CBAF. XXXIV. " To know " That which before us lies in daily life " Is the prime wisdom." MILTON. " I've ta'en too little care of this." SHAKESPEARE. NEVER had the inclinations of Imogen pointed...
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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 cmphatical utterance of the interjection "Bah!" WHAT LIFE TO CHOOSE. " Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle j but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Js the prime wisdom." Paradise Lost. " WHEN...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...contain ; Oppresses else with surfeit, and soon turns Wisdom to folly. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 7. Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepared, and still to seek. Ibid, b. 8. Voracious learning, often over-fed, Digests...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...wam'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote, From u^e obscure and subtle, but to know That which before...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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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...more extensively useful, because they are more intimately connected with the business oflife. " " For not to know at large of things remote From use obscure...before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom." If it be desirable to encourage men to cultivate their minds, and to open to them the fountains of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...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...but to know That which before us lies in daily life, 173. be lowly wise .•] Noli 193. That which before us lies altum sapere. Hume. in daily life,] Shadowed...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...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...but to know That which before us lies in daily life, 173. be lowly wise :] Noli 193. That which before us lies altum sapere. Hume. in daily life,] Shadowed...
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ...

Horace Smith - 1825 - 353 pages
...the dinner, being expressly confined to the " Memoirs of a Haunch of Mutton.'" 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 I look round upon the material world," says a Pagan writer, " and observe the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...soft with the smooth air along, Solicit not thy thoughts with matters hid, Leave them to God above. but to know That which before us lies in daily life...more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence. Joy thou In what he gives to thee, this paradise And thy fair Eve ; heaven is for thee too high To...
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