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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, Esq., to which is Prefixed the Life of ... - Page 80
by Alexander Pope - 1836
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Bell's Edition, 75–76. köide

John Bell - 1796 - 524 lehte
...never-failing vice of fools. Whatever Nature has in worth deny'd, 205 She gives in large recruits of needless pride ; For as in bodies, thus in souls, we find What...not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 446 lehte
...moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing ; " Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. " There shallow...the brain, " And drinking largely sobers us again +." What then if THOMAS PAINE, who is well known tobe * Lord BACON was a serious believer in the Gospel...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., 2. köide

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 lehte
...souls we find, What wants in blood and spirits swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in tn our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense...not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 lehte
...where wit fails , steps into our defence , And nils up all the mighty void of sense. If once iight Reason drives that cloud away , Truth breaks upon...resistless day. Trust not yourself ; but, your defects to knovr , Make use of ev'ry friend— —and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 lehte
...with wind: Prid^ where Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth...not yourself; but your defects to know, Make use of ev'iy friend — and ev'ry .foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 328 lehte
...to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense : If once right reason drives that clond away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Fir'd at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the heights of arts, While...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 334 lehte
...wind: Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense : If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth...— and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous tiling ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 702 lehte
...to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once riglit reason drives that clond away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...every foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing! Prink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; Therexshallow dranghts intoxicate the brain. And drinking...
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La Belle Assemblée, 5. köide

1808 - 408 lehte
...to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is и dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again, Fir'd at first sight with «hat the Muse imparts, In fearless yonth we tempt the heights of arts, While...
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Elegant Extracts, 1–2. köide

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 lehte
...to know, Make use uf ev'ry friend — ar.d ev'ry foe. A litllf 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. Fir'd at first sight, with what the Muse iniparu, In fearless youth we tempt the heights or Arts, While...
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