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" A little learning is a dangerous thing ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. "
The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ... - Page 168
by Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 30

1799
...ENLARGED: From SEPTEMBER to DECEMBER, inclusive, M,DCC,XCIX. With an APPENDIX, " Trust not yourself; but your defects to know, *' Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe." POPE. VOLUME XXX. LONDON{ Printed by A. Slraban, Printen Streit ; For R. GRIFFITHS ; and sold by T....
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 pages
...moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing ; " Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. " There shallow...the brain, " And drinking largely sobers us again +." What then if THOMAS PAINE, who is well known tobe * Lord BACON was a serious believer in the Gospel...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. . Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing ; 215 Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...away , Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself ; but, your defects to knovr , Make use of ev'ry friend— —and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring :' There shallow draughts intoxicate the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...that cloud away, Truth hreaks upon us with resistless day. Trust not yourself; hut your defects ta know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is a dangerous thing; 15 l)rink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxfcate the hrain, And drinking...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...to know, Make use of every friend — and every foe. A little learning is a dangerous tiling ; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow...intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. l-'ii't) at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the heights of arts,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...right reason driven that cloud away; Truth breaks upon us with resistless «lay. Trust not yourself; but, your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry friend — and ev'ry foe. A little learning is č dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 4

1808
...limits fit: — ' A little learning is a dangerous tiling, Drink deep or taste not the PicrUn sprint;, There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. J rpma'm, Mr. Editor, your obliged and .humble servant, I'. RAGAVIAH CHARY. Srrinaapatam, 98th March,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1809 - 393 pages
...great moral poet too, will teach us the same lesson : " A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring : There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, But drinking largely sobers us again."(5) What then if Paine, who is both illiterate and immoral, insolent...
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