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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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Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs

Ellen F. Davis - Religion - 2000 - 324 pages
.... . . (8:172-75) Adam accepts the correction in words that were doubtless inspired by Koheledi: ... 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...
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Milton and Isaiah: A Journey Through the Drama of Salvation in Paradise Lost

Youngwon Park - Bible - 2000 - 168 pages
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文史學報, Volumes 10-13

Arts - 1983 - 1200 pages
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Milton and the Rabbis: Hebraism, Hellenism, & Christianity

Jeffrey S. Shoulson - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 366 pages
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The Rise of the Novel

Ian Watt - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 348 pages
...literary outlook of its adherents, an orientation which was described by Milton's lines in Paradise Lost: 'To know / That which before us lies in daily life / Is the prime wisdom',1 and which evoked one of Defoe's most eloquent pieces of writing, an essay in Applebeis Journal...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - Medical - 1999 - 183 pages
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Heidegger's Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl L÷with, Hans Jonas, and Herbert ...

Richard Wolin - Philosophy - 2003 - 298 pages
...life or everydayness, whose character was celebrated as far back as the seventeenth century by Milton: "To know / That which before us lies in daily life / Is the prime wisdom."83 Arendt's narrative perceives none of these modern virtues or advances.84 Instead, in her...
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Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century: Specific controversies

Mike Sanders - Feminism - 2001 - 632 pages
...[Catherine Barmby] from The New Moral World, 11 April 1835, pp. 189-90. "Not to know of things remote, but know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." — MILTON. "For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich." — SHAKSPEARE. There is a power,...
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Jane Austen and the Clergy

Irene Collins - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 268 pages
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 238 pages
...delivered" (para. 228):" . . . 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 . . . (Bk. vm, 191-94) This association of "daily life" - so evidently continuous with Johnson's...
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