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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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 216 pages
...nils up all the mighty void of sense. 2. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth bveaks 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...our defence, And fille up all the mighty void of sense. 210 If once right reason drives that cloud erery friend — and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or taste not the...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 122 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 eveiy friend — and every foe. 65 Fir'd at first sight with what the muse imparts, In fearless youth...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 51

1882 - 1002 pages
...whose means of living are taken from him, that — " A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers ns again." Unfortunately, other people have to pay the penalty for the intoxication. Further, the Shipping...
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Discourses and Addresses on Subjects of American History, Arts, and Literature

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1833 - 280 pages
...shrewdness of observation upon men and manners, has said — "A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There, shallow...the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." This opinion, so agreeable to the pride of learning, has been re-echoed by thousands with whom no poet...
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Discourses and Addresses on Subjects of American History, Arts, and Literature

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1833 - 268 pages
...shrewdness of observation upon men and manners, has said — "A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There, shallow...the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." This opinion, so agreeable to the pride of learning, has been re-echoed by thousands with whom no poet...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...runs dry ; and all is first, smoothness, and next, stagnation. 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 : 215 Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There, shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 332 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...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Fired at first sight With what the muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the height of arls, 820...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 502 pages
...our defence, Л nd (ills up all the mighty void of sense. 210 If once right reason drives that cloud sense he not in vain imparts Л little learning is a dangerous thing ! 1 >riuk deep, or taste not the Pierian spring ; There shallow...
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Sacred History of the Deluge Illustrated: And Corroborated by Tradition ...

Francis Fellowes - 1836 - 174 pages
...has, in this way, been not unfrequently exemplified: "A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. There shallow...the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." To express the same general sentiment in the words of inspiration itself, professing themselves wise,...
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