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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 poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...his books. Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times 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 its place^ Does but encumber whom it seems t' enrich. Knowledge...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...books. Knowledg-e and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwellę 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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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...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 squared, and fitted to its place, Does but encumber whom it seems t* enrich. Knowledge...
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The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...LOCKE. L. " Knowledge and Wisdom, far from being one. Have oft'times 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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 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...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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Essay on instinct, and its physical and moral relations

Thomas Hancock - 1824
...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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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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