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" A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ... - Page 8
by Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense; 210 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 446 pages
...moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing ; " Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. " There shallow...the brain, " And drinking largely sobers us again +." What then if THOMAS PAINE, who is well known tobe * Lord BACON was a serious believer in the Gospel...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense : 210 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. ....not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...into our defence , And nils up all the mighty void of sense. If once iight Reason drives that cloud away , Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself ; but, your defects to knovr , Make use of ev'ry friend— —and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...not yourself; but your defects to know, Make use of ev'iy friend — and ev'ry .foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 702 pages
...where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once riglit reason drives that clond away, Truth breaks upon us...every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing! Prink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; Therexshallow dranghts intoxicate the brain. And drinking...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 334 pages
...to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense : If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...— and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous tiling ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is и dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...largely sobers us again, Fir'd at first sight with «hat the Muse imparts, In fearless yonth we tempt the heights of arts, While Лот the bounded level...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 pages
...to know, Make use uf ev'ry friend — ar.d ev'ry foe. A litllf learning is a dang'rous thing ; Drink air spoken iniparu, In fearless youth we tempt the heights or Arts, While from tile bounded level of our mind...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 536 pages
...in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right Reason drives that cloud away. Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or lasts not the Pierian spring ; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking...
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