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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 : what is more is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that most concern Unpractised,... "
An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Britain during the Present and ... - Page xxxvii
by George Chalmers - 1794 - 254 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volumes 1-2

John Milton - Bible - 1711 - 464 pages
...Se.ckthem with wandring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the Mind or Fancy is to rove Uncheckt, and of her roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, ihe learn, 150 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, sbfcuie and futtle, but to know...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 2

John Milton - Plagiarism - 1750 - 716 pages
...185 And not moleft us, unlefs we ourfelves Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end j Till warn'd, or by experience taught, me learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 2

John Milton - 1750 - 682 pages
...Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is to rove Unchcck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, ihe learn, 1 90 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - Fall of man - 1754 - 342 pages
...And not moleft us ; unlefs we our felves Seek. them with wand'ring thoughts , and notions vain. But, apt the mind, or fancy, is to rove Un-check'd , and...is no end : Till warn'd , or by experience taught , she learn , . That 5 not to know at large of things remote From ufe , obfeure , and fubtile ; but...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 608 pages
...185 And not moleft us, unlefs we ourfelves Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is to rove, Uncheck'd, and of...roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, fhe learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 276 pages
...185 And not moleft us, unlefs we ourfelves Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is to rove Uncheck•d, and...is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, fhe learn, 199. That not to know at large of things remote From ufc, obfcure and fubtle, but to know...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 2

John Milton - 1784 - 278 pages
...\*e ourfelvesSeek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. But apt the mind or fancy is. ta rove Uncheck'd, and of: her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, fhe learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote - . From ufe, bbfcore and i'ubtle, but to....
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volume 2

Natural history - 1785 - 552 pages
...reflections with the following lines from Milton. - - - Apt the mind, or fancy, is to rove Unchecked, and of her roving is no end ; "Till warn'd, or by experience taught fhc learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know * On...
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Paradise lost a poem, with a biogr. and critical account of the author [by E ...

John Milton - 1789 - 278 pages
...ourfelves Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vaifl. But apt the mind or fancy is torovd Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, ftie [earn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and mbtle, but to know...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poets - 1790 - 278 pages
...185 And not moleft us, unlefs we ourfelves Seek them with wand'ring thoughts, and notions vain. Biic apt the mind or fancy is to rove Uncheck'd, and of...roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, me learn, Jg That not to know at large of things remote 'From ufe, obfcure and fubtle, but to know...
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