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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 Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life, Volume 2

Hannah More - English literature - 1827
...MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS For not to know at large of tilines remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wiedom. MILTQX. PREFACE. Win x I qnittcd home ona little excursion in the spring of this present year,...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 11

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1829 - 478 pages
...Lane. MUSEUM, REGISTER, JOURNAL, AND GAZETTE. No. 316.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1829. [Price :»c/. " 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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...experience taught, she learn, 1DO 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 treatise on the nature and causes of doubt in religious questions [by D.B ...

David Bristow Baker - Skepticism - 1831 - 244 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, And renders us in things that most...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 328 pages
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The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life ...

Hannah More - 1832
...MANNERS, RELIGION AND MORALS. For nqt to know at largo of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom.— -Miîfon. PREFACE. WHEX I quitted home on a little excursion in the spring of this present...
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The Right Moral Influence and Use of Liberal Studies: A Discourse Delivered ...

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - Classical education - 1833 - 64 pages
...roving fancy, and at last to learn, That, not to know of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies, in daily life Is the prime wisdom.* There, too are those languages dead and living, which, whilst they give ready access to the...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1833 - 894 pages
...parlorlibrary and the school-boy's satchel. Such a work would he superlatively valuable at any time. For " 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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Oration on American Education: Delivered Before the Western Literary ...

Thomas Smith Grimké - Education - 1835 - 43 pages
...experience taught, she learns, 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 : Par. Lost, B. 8, v. 190. But the advocates of the classics will then say—What tho' we grant...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 36

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 516 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 ; And renders us, in things that...
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