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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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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ...

Horace Smith - English essays - 1825
...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 and subtle ; but to know Is the prime wisdom." Paradise Z»st. That which before us lies in daily life, " WHEN I look round...
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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 196 That, not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence : IK And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - Best books - 1827 - 392 pages
...remarkable. JOSEPH, (by Bitaube). A charming work. The HENRIADE. Superb. Canto \ Praties of Useful —Not to know at large of things remote From use,...impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern, Unpractis'd, unprepared, and still to seek. .' Paradise Lost, b. 8. The rapid extension of Mechanics'...
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The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life

Hannah More - Bible plays - 1827
...SEARCH OF A WIFE. COMPBtHENDINO OBSERVATIONS ON DOMESTIC HABITS AND MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS. Tor not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...but to know That which before us lies in daily life, í • the prime wisdom. MILTON. PREFACE. WHO I quitted home on a little excursion in the spring of...
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The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life, Volume 2

Hannah More - English literature - 1827
...OBSERVATIONS ON DOMESTIC HABITS AND MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS For not to know at large of tilines remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wiedom. MILTQX. PREFACE. Win x I qnittcd home ona little excursion in the spring of this present year,...
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The English Gentleman's Library Manual: Or, A Guide to the Formation of a ...

William Goodhugh - Best books - 1827 - 392 pages
...I EM: i MM Superb. Canto £tfrraries of Useful — Not to know at large of things remote From ate, obscure, and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Ts the prime wisdom : wjiat is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 24

Scotland - 1828
...; And be warned by Adam's advice and our own . to know, That which before them on the table lies, I Is the prime wisdom — what is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence. 12 3 te to say, the London, Monthly, 'and New Monthly Magazines. SHEPHERD. Come, come, nae sneerin'...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 11

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1829
...Lane. MUSEUM, REGISTER, JOURNAL, AND GAZETTE. No. 316.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1829. [Price :»c/. " To know That which before us lies in daily life Is...things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek." MILTOH. FRENCH PROCESS OF CASTING MEDALLIONS. VOL. XI. FF 434 FRENCH PROCESS OF...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...not to know at large of things remote, From use ohscure and suhtle, hut to knoir That which hefore us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom ; what...impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, an$ still to seek. Therefore from this high pitch let us descend A"!ower flight,...
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