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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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 lehte
...icnow', Make use ofcv'ry friend' — and ev'ry foe*. A little learning fs a dangerous thing* ; Drink deep', or taste not the Pierian spring There shallow...the brain* ; And drinking largely sobers us again*. 3 Fir'd at first sight with what the muse imparts', In fearless youth', we tempt the heights of arts*...
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A Darker Place

Laurie R. King - 2009 - 512 lehte
...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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Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy

Henry H. Bauer - 1999 - 354 lehte
...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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Samuel Johnson's "general Nature": Tradition and Transition in Eighteenth ...

Scott D. Evans - 1999 - 168 lehte
...The simile tells a story of overconfidence leading into danger. Illustrating how "In fearless Youthwe tempt the Heights of Arts, / While from the bounded Level of our Mind, / Short Views we take," Pope adopts an alpine context to explain the dangerous inaccuracy of such intellectual presumption:...
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Getting it Right: Avoiding the High Cost of Wrong Decisions

Deborah C. Sawyer - 1998 - 240 lehte
...1998, p. A3. Information: The Key to Better Decisions "A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep or taste not the Pierian Spring There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain While drinking largely sobers us again." Alexander Pope, 1711 The word "information" has become such...
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El rompecabezas de la creación: reflexiones de un físico católico

Raymundo Joaquín Sada Anaya - 1999 - 328 lehte
...Oratio de hominis dignitatc/ A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pieran spring; There, shallow draughts intoxicate the brain. And drinking largely, sobers us again, Alexander Pope. Una primera consideración que salta a la vista respecto a la oración sobre la dignidad...
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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

David Breashears - 2000 - 320 lehte
...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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Common Sense about Uncommon Wisdom: Ancient Teachings of Vedanta

Dhruv S. Kaji - 2001 - 228 lehte
...damaging than no knowledge. In the words of Alexander Pope: 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. Chapter Four Tne Texts THE TEACHINGS OF VEDANTA are contained in the vast treasure-house of Sanskrit...
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Measuring the Performance and Intelligence of Systems: Proceedings of the ...

Alex Meystel, E. R. Messina - 2001 - 658 lehte
...Intelligent Systems. AHP, Robot Groups 1. Introduction 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 The brain is the most overrated organ. Woody Allen There are no satisfactory definitions...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 lehte
...last and latest, superlatives of late, see leid I. ) 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, Essay on Criticism All that is, at all, Lasts ever, past recall, Earth changes, but thy soul...
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