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" heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smoothed, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems... "
The Juvenile instructor and companion - Page 17
by Young people - 1877
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The Medical Standard, Volume 26

Medicine - 1903
...railroader until 38 years of age and this non-collegiate beat the record in the school by taking two prizes. "Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass The mere materials...fitted to its place Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich." THE SO-CALLED PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS. It is the old story of the Trojan horse. Under the pretext...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

Early English newspapers - 1859
...says,— “Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft.times no connexion; Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.” How much more neatly and convincingly is this antithesis put by Mr. Brookes “Dr. Brewer says that...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place^ Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...one, Have oft-times no.connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; 90 Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom buiids, Till smooth'd and squar'd and titled to its place, Does but incumber \\ horn it seems to enrich....
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Books are not seldom talismans and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...without his books Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge d In heads replete with thoughts of other men Wisdom in...unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom bui Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to iff Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich Knowledge...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...his books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwell* In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in...The mere materials with which Wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to it's place. Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t" enrich. Knowledge...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; 90 Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squar'd, and fitted to it's place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other, men ; Wisdom...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and fitted to its place, Does but encumber ivhom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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