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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 Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 426 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. NOTES. engraving; by which, at an easy rate, every man may avail himself...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 428 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. . NOTES. engraving; by which, at an easy rate, every man may avail...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 312 pages
...defence, And fills up all the mighiy void <i•' sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, That breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; but your defects to know, Make usv of ev ry friend—and e\'iy foe. A little learmng is * dangerous thing; ilr.-.k deep, or taU'S...
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The Bardiad: A Poem ; in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 234 pages
...defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. " A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. In ev'ry...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 398 pages
...merite, il en rougiroit plutot que d'en etre vain." Warburton. 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 Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824 - 400 pages
...merite, il en rougiroit plutot que d'en fetre vain." Warburton. 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 Republican, Volume 9

Richard Carlile - 1824 - 876 pages
...occasion of my saying, " A little learning is a dangerous thing," To which I will now subjoin, " Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring ; There shallow...the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." POPE. Mr. Locke says, " There are not so many men in errors, and uTong opinions, as is commonly supposed....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1824 - 308 pages
...use of every friend — and evety foe A little learning is a dangerou- thing; Drink deep, or tasle not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again. So leas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount oYr the vales aml seem to trtad the sky : Th' eternal...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 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...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Fired at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the heights of arts, While...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; but, your defeets to know, ЛIake and respeet Of the great nymph, did it proteet ;...often here retired, And on these oaks engraved her intoxieate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Kn-'d at first sight with what the Muse...
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