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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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Waldegrave: A Novel

Waldegrave (fict.name.) - 1829
...rather too far, was glad to compromise, and for the sake of peace conformed to her rules. CHAPTER IX. That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom: what is more is fame, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern. Unpractised,...
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Letters to a Friend: On the Evidences, Doctrines, and Duties, of ..., Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - Apologetics - 1829
...restricted to its appropriate use, and each subordinate to the nobler purposes of our entire nature, — " is fume, " Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; " And renders us, in things that most concern, ' Then, as to intellectual pursuits, instead of conceding to the opposers of evangelical religion,...
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Letters to a Friend: On the Evidences, Doctrines, and Duties, of ..., Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - Apologetics - 1829
...its appropriate use, and each subordinate to the nobler purposes of our entire nature, — " — — is fume, " Or emptiness, or fond impertinence ; " And renders us, in things that most concern, " Unpractis'd, unprefHr'd, and still te leek." — MiLTON. Then, as to intellectual pursuits, instead...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 12

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...new, He only from their cause their natures knew. Denham. Not to Anoir of things remote, but knaia That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. Milton. i hese are resolved into a confessed ignorance, and I shall not pursue them to their old asylum...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - Classical education - 1830 - 610 pages
...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 and subtle, but to know That which before us lieĢ in daily life, Ii the prime wisdom. BOOK II. EMMANUEL COLL. eine anno. X. What was tbe occasion...
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A treatise on the nature and causes of doubt in religious questions [by D.B ...

David Bristow Baker - Skepticism - 1831 - 192 pages
...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...impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek." Par. Lost. Bk. viii. should transgress the bounds of sobriety;...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 1DO That, not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure...is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence : 195 And renders us, in things that most concern, Unpractised, unprepared, and still to seek. Therefore...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...not to know at large of things remote From use, ohscure and suhtle ; hut, to know That which hefore us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom : what...fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence : And renders ns, in things that most concern, Uupractised, uuprepared, and still to seek. Therefore from this high...
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The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life ...

Hannah More - 1832
...COMPREHENDING OBSERVATIONS ON DOMESTIC HABITS AND MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS. For nqt to know at largo of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but...before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom.— -Miîfon. PREFACE. WHEX I quitted home on a little excursion in the spring of this present year, J808,...
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Evening Exercises for the Closet, for Every Day in the Year, Volumes 1-2

William Jay - Calendars - 1832
...the man that feareth always. ENfi OF VOL. I. FOR THE CLOSET: EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR. BY WILLIAM JAY. " Not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure, and BubUe, but to know That which before us lies In dally life, IB the prime wisdom. What la more is fume,...
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