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" Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. "
Poems - Page 173
by William Cowper - 1787
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...filence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give an ufeful lefTon to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books. Knowledge and wifdorri, far from being one, • , Have oftimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...filence. Meditation here, May think down hours to moments. Here the heart, May give an ufefal leflbn to the head, And learning, wifer grow without his...of other men, Wifdom, in minds attentive to their awn. Knowledge, a rude unpiofitable mafs, The mere materials with which wifdom builds, Till fmooth'd,...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...Teftadiu; HOR. ' VOL. II. LONDON: PRINTED BY J. PHILLIPS, GEOKUF. YARD, LOMBARD 8TREST. MISCELLANIES. KNOWLEDGE dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mafs, The meer materials with which wifdom builds, 'Till fmooth'd, and fquar'd, and fitted to its place. Does...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...filence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning, wifer grow without his...a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with which wifdom builds, 'Till fmooth'd and fquar'd and fitted to its place, Does but incumber whom it...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...TŁ"NOWLEDGE and Wifdom, far from being one, •••*• Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwell* In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wifdom,...a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with which Wifdom builds, • Till fmooth'd and fquar'd and fitted to its place, Does but incumber whom...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...filence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning, wifer grow without his...dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wifdpm in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...filencc. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here tlie heart May give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books....a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with which wifdom builds, Till fmooth'd and fquar'd and fitted to its place, Does but incumber whom it feems...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...filence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give an ufeful lefibn to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books....one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells 4 In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wifdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...filence. Meditation here May think down hours to moments. Here the heart May give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books....one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells Tt, i ....;js replete with thoughts of other men ; 'Wifdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...
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Essays

Michel de Montaigne - 1800 - 262 pages
...* Cowper has treated this fubjeft moft admirably. . . - - ' Here the heart May give a ufeful leflbn to the head, « And learning wifer grow without his...Knowledge and wifdom far from being one, Have oft-times no conneftion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wifdom in minds attentive...
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