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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 Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 2

1836 - 378 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 Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 558 pages
...experience taught, she learn, That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, hut, 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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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1837 - 494 pages
...the purposes of legislation, " 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." Neither have the improvements in our institutions resulted from a recurrence to the original...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 510 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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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 526 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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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 512 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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The book of the young, an invitation to early Christian piety

Joseph Jones - Devotional literature - 1837 - 362 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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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 3

College students' writings, American - 1838 - 426 pages
...joyless night. SW THE YALENSIAN. " 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. I HAVE often been struck while sauntering along the college yard, with the many peculiarities...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 28

Industrial arts - 1838 - 518 pages
...VíK i MECHANICS' MAGAZINE, MUSEUM, AND GAZETTE, OCTOBER 7th, 1837— MARCKSl'st, 1838. VOL. XXVIII. " To know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom." — MII.TON. LONDON: PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETOR, BY WA ROBERTSON, MECHANICS' MAGAZINE OFFICE,...
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A new and literal translation of Juvenal and Persius; with notes by M. Madan ...

Juvenal - 1839 - 354 pages
...; г. е. who are instructed by what they meet with in common life, and profit by daily experience. To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom. MILTON. 23. What day, ¿fc.] Festa dies signifies a day set apart for the observance of some...
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