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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 342 pages
...experience taught, she leant . 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 wisdom: what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, or fond impertinence, 195 And renders us, in things that...
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A New and Literal Translation of Juvenal and Persius: With Copious ...

Juvenal - 1813 - 430 pages
...T— ie who are instructed by what they meet with in common life, !)nd profit by daily experience. To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. 23. What day, &c.] Festa dies signifies a day set apart for the observance of some...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1815 - 396 pages
...opera. THE PROJECTOR. N 77. " 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." MILTON. December 1807. .T OR some weeks past I have had reason to be alarmed for these my...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...by reading of books in my ftudy, but alfo by expcrier.ee of life abroad in trie world. Afchani. — To know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wifdom. Milt. Per. I.oJI. H. Living perfon. — Why ftiould I play the Roman fool, and die On my own fword...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essays, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...opera. (109 THE PROJECTOR. N 77. " 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." MILTON. December 1807. .T OR some weeks past I have had reason to be alarmed for these my...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817 - 214 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. 196—224. PARADISE LOST. BOOK vm. Or emptiness, or fond impertinence...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 87, Part 2; Volume 122

Early English newspapers - 1817 - 722 pages
...management of infants and children constitute a part of the education of females? for — — — — — to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. " He is aware that many imperfections will present themselves to the intelligent reader....
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 432 pages
...should never " follow a multitude to do NUMBER XXIII. Of the necessity of learning how to use money. -" To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime of wisdom ; what is more, is fume, Or emptiness, 01 fond impertinence." MiLTorf. THERE is one inferior...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 340 pages
...experience taught, she learn, 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 wisdom ; hat is more, is fume, O, emptiness, or fond impertinence, 195 And renders us in things...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 832 pages
...experience taught, she Irani, That not to know at Urge 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...
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