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" That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom... "
The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ... - Page 84
by William Hayley - 1810
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - 1711 - 376 pages
...experience taught, ihe learn, 150 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, sbfcuie and futtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime Wifdom, what is more, is fume, Oi emptinefs, 01 fond impertinence, 195 And tenders us in things that...
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Paradise lost, a poem. 2nd Scots ed

John Milton - 1746
...taught, fhe learn, 190 That, not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure, and fubtle ; but, to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wiWom : what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence ; 19* And renders us, in things that...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 2

John Milton - 1750
...experience taught, ihe learn, 1 90 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom; what is more, is fuméj Or 193. Tint whicb tefart ut lui in whofe folly is truljr reprefented...
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The Student: Or, The Oxford and Cambridge Monthly Miscellany, Volume 2

Christopher Smart - 1751
...on which was this infcription. not to know at large of things remote From ufe, sb/cure andfubtile; but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the-prime wifdom, what is,more is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence ; And renders us in things...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - 1754
...taught , she learn , . That 5 not to know at large of things remote From ufe , obfeure , and fubtile ; but , to know That which before us lies in daily life , Is the prime wifdom : what is more , is fume y Or cmptinefs , 01 fond impertinence ; • And renders us , in things...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the ...

John Milton - 1759 - 416 pages
...experience taught, fhe learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence? 195 And renders us.^n things that...
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Milton's Paradise lost, a poem. With prefatory characters of the several ...

John Milton - 1767
...taoght, flie learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtfe, bat to know That which before us lies in daily life; ' Is the prime wifdom : what is more5' is filmed <Dr emptinefs, or fond impertinence, 195 And renders us, in things...
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Hermas, Or the Acarian Shepherds: A Poem. In Sixteen Books. The Author, John ...

John Spencer (of Newcastle.) - 1772
...BOOKS. The AUTHOR, JOHN SPENCER. ' Not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know , That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence; And renders us in things of more...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1776
...to rove Uncheck'dy and of her roving is no end ; Tillwarn'd, or by experience taught, she learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From use,...more, is fume Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, F llj And renders us in things that most concern Unpractis'd, unprepar'd, and still to seek. Therefore...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumes 3-5

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...taught, fhe learn, 19» That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, hut to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdora ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, lyJ And renders us in things that...
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