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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 Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 1

1844 - 602 pages
...Hence the poet's advice is bulh true and important : 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. He who would read profitably must read with an humble and teachable mind, and be ready to embrace truth,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 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...Make use of every friend, and every foe. A little learning3 is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts...
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The Earthen Vessel and Christian Record & Review, Volume 23

1867 - 400 pages
...age of twenty. My Christian love to Mrs. T.. and yourself. — Yours in Christ, - - ' S. MAS0N. *( " Trust not yourself, but your defects to know Make use of every friend and every foe." School Afaxims. A PIQUANT scribe in The Evening Star newspaper, who labels himself " JAQUES," gave...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 328 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...to know Make use of every friend — and every foe. ydC little learning is a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring ; There shallow...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 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. COMMENTARY. 'Tis the business of Reason, he tells us, to dispel the...
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The Wisdom of God Shown Forth by the Opening of the Books

Thomas Stokes - 1847 - 94 pages
...by an English poet. (See Acts xvii. 28.) • , •" A little knowledge is a dangerous thing ! Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again." ',*; ii ,. , • . ч- • THE TABLE OF THE LORD \' „'".'-. y 'ilT Is emblematical of the crucified...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1848 - 642 pages
...right reason drives that cloud away, Truth hreaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; hut, your defects to know Make use of every friend —...Pierian spring ; There shallow draughts intoxicate the hrain, And drinking largely sohers us again. Fired at first sight with what the muse imparts, In fearless...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 10

1848 - 622 pages
...doth bring tho mind back again to religion. Lord Bacon. 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. Pope. P Did Burns borrow, in a couplet that has become proverbial ? For rank is but the guinea's stamp...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 646 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...know Make use of every friend — and every foe. A littte learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Common Schools, Academies ...

Edward J. Hallock - 1849 - 262 pages
...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...know, Make use of every friend — and every foe. 1 251. 2 fi 90, R. 8. 3 & 54, R. 22. A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste...
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