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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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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...in to our defeuce, 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 friend — and every foe. A little learning it a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 308 pages
...in to our de&nce, 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'ry friend and ev'ry foe. A little learning is- a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Ifterian...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...into 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'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...all the mighty void of sense: 210 if ohce right reason drives that cloud away, (ruth breaks upon 113 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 iMnk deep, or taste not...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 428 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 kno\v r Make use of every friend—and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 348 pages
...our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 21c 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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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...to this passage when he penned the well-known lines: A little learning is a dangerous thing, Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; ,, There shallow...intoxicate the brain. And drinking largely sobers us again. that he can thoroughly believe it, for none deny that there is a God, but those for whom it maketh...
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Poetica de Horatio e o Ensaio sobre a Critica de A. Pope. Em Portuguez. Por ...

Horace - 1812 - 198 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 — rand ev'ry foe. Para ensinar a os genios prezumidos 235 A sciencia, que pouco se...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 378 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...not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend—and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the...
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