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" Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men, Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. "
A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ... - Page 274
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...give an ufeful leflbn to the head, And learning wifer grow without his books. ~SL nowledge and wifdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connection....dwells In heads replete with thoughts of other men: U'ifdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mafs, The mere materials with...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...moments. Here the heart May give an useful lesson to the head, And learning wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd, and...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smoothed and squared and...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
...grow without his books. • Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 212 pages
...wiser grow without his books. Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft-times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, The mere materials with which wisdom builds, Till smooth'd and squar'd and...
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The Baltimore Medical and Philosophical Lycæum, Volume 1

Nathaniel Potter - 1811
...complying with this theory: But "Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft. times no connexion. Knowledge dwells In heads replete with thoughts of...other men; Wisdom in minds attentive to their own." In my history of the Influenza of 1807.* I have been led into a view of the use of emetics in that...
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Rural discourses

William Clayton - 1814 - 395 pages
...like salt which has * The distinction between knowledge and wisdom should be ever remembered: for, " Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, " Have oft-times...Wisdom in minds attentive to their own. " Knowledge a rude unprofitable mass, " The mere materials with which wisdom builds ; " Till smooth'd and sijuur'cl...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1846
...world to come. " But ever bear in mind that ' Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one, Have oft time no connection : knowledge dwells In heads replete...other men ; Wisdom, in minds attentive to their own.' " Read the whole of Cowper's admirable distinction between the two. I will not tell you where to find...
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