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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 282 pages
...experience taught, she lenrn, 190 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 wisdoiri ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 744 pages
...rove [vain. Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end ; Till warn'd, or by experience taught, (he learn, That not to know at large of things remote From ufe, obfcure and fubtile, but to know That which before us lies in daily life. Is the prime wifdom ; what is more, is...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 608 pages
...experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote 191 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, 195 VOL. n. c And renders us in...
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Bibliotheque britannique, Volume 7

Marc Auguste Pictet, Charles Pictet de Rochemont, Frédéric Guillaume baron Maurice - 1798 - 420 pages
...'Till warn'd orby experience taught, she learn , That not to know at large of things remote From vife , obfcure and fubtle , but to know That which before us lies , in daily life , Is the prime wisdom ; what is more is fume Or emptinefs , or fond impertinence And renders us in things , that moft...
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The life of Milton. To which are added Conjectures on the origin of Paradise ...

William Hayley - 1799 - 378 pages
...is to rove Uncheck'd, and of her roving is no end, Till warn'd ; or by experience taught, fhe learn, That not to know at large of things remote . From...in daily life, Is the prime wifdom; what is more is fume, Or emptinefs, or fond impertinence, And renders us in things that moft concern, UnpraCtis'd ,...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...or by experience taught, flie tanii That not to know at large of thinj" remote IJ From ufe, ohfcure and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, lithe prime wifdom ; what is morp, iifoinf, Or cmptinefs, or fond impertinence, '9, rkrefon from this...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...experience taught, she learn, 199 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, I95 And renders us in things that...
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The Medical Repository, Volume 1

Medicine - 1804 - 462 pages
...experience taught, she learn 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. MILTON. SECOND HEX AD E. VOL. I....
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 50

1806 - 554 pages
...449-) (No! commonly, or but partially, noticed by General Hißoriaia .) ( Continue d from page 199.) " To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the piime wiidom." MILTON. TAXES. •tTTHEN Julius Cafar quitted this *' illand alter bis nrft landing,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 77, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1807
...Yours, &c. GRATUS. THK PROJECTOR. N° LXXVII. . . . " Not to know at large of things remote From tile, obfcure and fubtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom." MILTON. TT^OR Come weeks paft 1 have had JP reafon 10 be alarmed for thefe my lucubrat'ons. So great...
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