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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

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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The task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools

William Cowper - 1822
...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,. Does but encumber whom it seems to" enrich. Knowledge...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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, Does but encumber whom it seems to' enrich. Knowledge...
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The Lancet, Volume 2

Medicine - 1852
...profession, so lead us probably to regard him iu a more exalted light,—we would say: " Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men ; Wisdom...The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd, and squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 37

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1822
...one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men; V 2 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 to' enrich. Knowledge...
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