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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 World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 442 pages
...be won ; 'Twas ne'er entailed from sire to son. Gay. 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. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it mends the life, and guides the heart. Young....
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Common Schools, Academies ...

Edward J. Hallock - 1854 - 260 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...know, Make use of every friend — and every foe. ' >•• „ 4 90, R. 8. 3 & 54, R. 22. A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope ...

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 512 pages
...to pur defence, And tills 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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The Early Letters of Bishop Richard Hurd, 1739-1762

Richard Hurd - 1995 - 562 pages
...scholars and BAs Pope, An Essay on Criticism, 1l. 215-18. 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. Pope, ibid. 1l. 679-80. Whose own Example strengthens all his Laws, And Is himself that great Sublime...
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Introduction to Catalytic Combustion

R.E. Hayes, Stan T. Kolaczkowski - 1998 - 724 pages
...Appendix F CHAPTER 1 Introduction A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not that Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again. Alexander Pope in: An Essay on Criticism (1711) It is probably appropriate to begin this book by considering...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 260 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...yourself; but your defects to know, Make use of every friend—and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thinir; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...Newton be! and all was light. 8874 An Essay on Criticism A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink MADISON lames 1751-1836 6879 The Federalist Liberty is to factlon 8875 An Essay on Criticism Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see. Thinks what ne'er was, nor is,...
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Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy

Henry H. Bauer - 1999 - 372 pages
...pseudo-scientist. He illustrates what Pope was talking about [322]: 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. To my own satisfaction, then, I have concluded that Velikovsky's ideas about matters of natural science...
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A Darker Place: A Novel

Laurie R. King - 2009 - 512 pages
...demanded, impatient at her apparent non sequitur. " '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.' That is," she added, "supposing you were referring to Alexander Pope. It's a common misquotation, and...
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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

David Breashears - 2000 - 340 pages
...Sumiyo, Wongchu, Jangbu, Paula, Liz, Audrey, and Brad 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. —Alexander Pope >•*•*' Camp I • 19,500ft. David Breashears's Everest Ascents and Attempts North...
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