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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... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books - Page 83
by John Milton - 1750
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, me learn, 190 That not to know ^t large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtle,...daily life, Is the prime wifdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, ijj And renders us in things that moft concern Unpraftis'd,...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 316 pages
...to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, fte learn, 190 That not to know at large of things remote From ufe,...That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdonj ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, 155 And renders us in things that...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 3, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 276 pages
...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 That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdora ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, 1j5 And renders us in things that...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumes 3-5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience 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,...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - English poetry - 1785 - 702 pages
...fubjeft, PAR AD. LB viii. 19). — — Not, to tnovv at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure or fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom : what is more is fame, Or emptincfs, or fond impertinence ; And renders us in things that moil concern UnpracticM, unprepared,...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volume 2

Natural history - 1785 - 550 pages
...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 Inconfiftency of Expectation in Literary Purfuits; Moral and Literary Differtations, page 183....
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Paradise lost a poem, with a biogr. and critical account of the author [by E ...

John Milton - 1789 - 274 pages
...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 That which before us lies in daily life, Is the pr::ae wifdora : what is more, is...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poets - 1790 - 272 pages
...to rove Uncheck'd, and of her 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,...but to know That which before us lies in daily life, ~\s•>S!•s. r>rime wifdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emprinefs, or fond impertinence, ip3 ^gd;...
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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Britain during the Present and ...

George Chalmers - 1794 - 482 pages
...warn'd, or by EXPERIENCE taught, {he learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcufe, and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime ivifjvm ; what is more, is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things, that...
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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain, During the Present ...

George Chalmers - Great Britain - 1794 - 468 pages
...to rove, Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end, Till warn'd, or by EXPERIENCE taught, flic learn, 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 frimt ivifiiom ; what is more,...
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