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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 Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1836 - 264 pages
...to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 2 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 ofev'ry friend — and ev'ryfoe. A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink <}eep, or taste not...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 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...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Fired at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth wo tempt the heights of arts, 3...
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English Grammar: Made Easy to the Teacher and Pupil

John Comly - 1834 - 226 pages
...true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due." " 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." " Harmony of period, and melody of style, have greater weight than is really imagined, in the judgment...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1840 - 270 pages
...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 ; Drmk...or taste not the Pierian spring • There shallow droughts intoxicate the brain ; And drinking largely sobers us ;;g;rin. Fir'd at fi'rs.t siglit -with...
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The Holy State, and the Profane State

Thomas Fuller - 1841 - 494 pages
...celebrated lines in the " Essay on Criticism : " — " 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." — EDIT. II. He desires to imitate the ancient Fathers, as well in their piety, as in their postures....
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The Holy State, and the Profane State

Thomas Fuller - 1841 - 496 pages
...celebrated lines in the " Essay on Criticism : "— " 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,"—EDIT. II. He desires to imitate the ancient Fathers, as well in their piety, as in their...
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The Works of Nathanael Emmons, D.D.: With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 2

Nathanael Emmons - 1842 - 530 pages
...ignorance. This should teach us to take the poet's advice : " 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." Nor is pedantry peculiar to those only, who begin to read and study late in life ; for it is too often...
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The Works of Nathanael Emmons ...: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Nathanael Emmons - 1842 - 520 pages
...ignorance. This should teach us to take the poet's advice : " 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." Nor is pedantry peculiar to those only, who begin to read and study late in life ; for it is too often...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1842 - 262 pages
...inlfo our defeace, And fdls up all the mighty void of seuse. 9 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, Blake use of ev'ry friund — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep, or...
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Social and civil duties

Nathanael Emmons - 1842 - 514 pages
...teach us to take the poet's advice : " A little learning ia a dangerous thing : Drink deep, or taate not the Pierian spring. There shallow draughts intoxicate...the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again." Nor is pedantry peculiar to those only, who begin to read and study late in life ; for it is too often...
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