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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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells Jn heads replete with thoughts of other meu j Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge,...but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proad that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Bookajjn-e not seldom talismans...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...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...smoothed, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does hut encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 188 pages
...his books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells 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 its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essay, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...themselves will ever think it worth while to investigate. THE PROJECTOR. N 88. " Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men : Wisdom in minds attentive to their own." COWPER. November 1808. " TO THE PROJECTOR. " SIR, " A ALTHOUGH I have been a reader of your lucubrations...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 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 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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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Books are not seldom talismans and spells, By which the magic art of shrewder wits Holds an unthinking...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Books are not seldom talismans and spells, By which the magic art of shrewder wits Holds an unthinking...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...his books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes 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, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1821
...and Wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete witli thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to...fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much: Wisdom is humble that he knows no more,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Knowledge, a rude, unprofitable mass, Till smoothed, and...
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