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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. "
Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ... - Page 95
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius, 1. köide

Aulus Gellius - 1795
...ambition proportionably increafe :— " Fir'd at firft fight with what the mufe imparts, Jn fcarlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, While from the bounded level of our mind Short views we tnke, nor fee the length behind; But, more advanc'd, behold, with ftrange furprize, New diftant fccnes...
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The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius, 1. köide

Aulus Gellius - 1795
...: — " Fir'd at firft fight with what the mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights cf arts, While from the bounded level of our mind Short views we take, nor fee the length behind; But, more advanc'd, behold, with ftrange furprize, New diltant fcenes of endlefs...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., 8. köide

1795
...does impart, k fearfcf» youth we tempt the heights of art. *e- 123. But mere advanc'd, fuirvey, &c. While, from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with dränge furprife New diftam fcenes of cndlefs...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 lehte
...• And drinking largely foben u? again. Fir'd at firft light with what the Muie imparts, In fcarlcfs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While from the...bounded level of our mind Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But, more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furpriie New diftant fcencs of cndlefs...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1796
...Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mule imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, 220 While from the bounded level of our mind Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprii'e, New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1797
...Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, 220 While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with flrange furprize New diftant fcenes of cndlefs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1797
...Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, 220 While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 lehte
...And drinking largely fobers us again. Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mule imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, While, from the...bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind; But, more advanc'd, behold, with ftrange furprife, New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...And drinking largely fobcrs us a^ain. FiiM a; .'r!t light with what the Mufe impart":, In iearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While, from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we ta';e, nor fee the lengths behind; But more advane'd, behold with ftrange furprize ant fcencs of eudlcfs...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 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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