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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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Essay on Instinct, and Its Physical and Moral Relations

Thomas Hancock - Instinct - 1824 - 551 pages
...distinction. " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in...own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere material with which Wisdom builds, 'Till smooth'd and squared and fitted to its place, Does but encumber...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...Ibid. n. 8, 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. LABOUR. From whence he rose; sentenc'd indeed to toil, Cheer'd with the view, man went to till the...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 1

1824
...author— " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have, ofttimes, no connexion. Knowledge dwelli In heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own." " Very true," said the Rev. Mr. S. " and hence we sometimes see those who _ are endowed with the greatest...
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Poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 499 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...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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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 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 squared, and fitted to its place, mt encumber whom it seems to' enrich, .edge is proud...
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Mechanics Magazine, Volume 3

Industrial arts - 1825
...Bolt-court, Fleet-street. MUSEUM, REGISTER, JOURNAL, AND GAZETTE. No. 75.] SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 1825. In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom,...unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom bauds, Till smooth'd, and squar*d, and fitted to its place, J)oes but encumber whom it seems t' enrich....
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The Task

William Cowper - Educational change - 1825 - 217 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...Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials y*\\.\v \j\v\cli wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and scjiatei, Does but encumber whom it seems to' enrich....
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

Education - 1825
...knowledge." " 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." The method is widely different from that which is too frequently pursued, and is at variance with the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...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 its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. 95 Knowledge...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...his books, knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, lave ofttimes no connexion. Knowledge dwells n heads replete with thoughts of other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to t\\eit iyjm. nowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which Wisdom builds Till smoothed,...
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