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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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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 504 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." Criticism ! — how admirable is the following caution which he gives, among others, for performing...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 492 pages
...to our defence, And fills up all the miglity 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 kpowj Make use of every friend — and every foe." Criticism ! — how admirable is the following caution...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 510 pages
...defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 210 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Tn:th breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, 3Ike use of every friend — and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous tiling ! Drink deop,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pages
...as in bodies, thus in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind Pride, when Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all...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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pages
...as in bodies, thus in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind Pride, when Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all...yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of every friend—and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing! Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 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...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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 570 pages
...of sense. 10 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless sway. Trust not yourself ; but, your defects to know, Make...every friend, and every foe. A little learning is a dangeroas thing ! 15 Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian ' spring ; There, shallow draughts intoxicate...
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Teacher, Volume 5

1852 - 420 pages
...heart, to follow that good piece of advice, which Pope has so well expressed in the couplet, — " Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, Make use of every friend and every foe." If any one will tell us our faults in a kind spirit, he is a true friend. We are one of those who believe...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 578 pages
...greatly improve in self-knowledge, by studying the revealed character of their " father the deviL" Pope. Trust not yourself: but your defects to know, Make use of every friend and every foe. He that knows himself best, esteems himself least. He that knows himself, knows others. Kempis. Our...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1853 - 330 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...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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