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" One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confin'd to single parts. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 35
1824
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A Musical Biograhy: Or Sketches of the Lives and Writings of Eminent Musical ...

1824 - 250 pages
...were not sufficiently capacious to contain more than their own peculiar object of study and regard. " One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Those ft ho would shelter their own insensibility by such examples, should be in other respects such...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...of understanding fails; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. t Kot only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confin'd to single parts. Like kings, we lose the...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - 1825 - 352 pages
...the philosophers of Athens held their discourses under the wide spreading branches of the plane. " One science only will one genius fit; So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Pope. GENTEEL, PRETTY. Ro s E.—Poihpone. This compact, pretty little offspring of the provins rose,...
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A Musical Biography: Or, Sketches of the Lives and Writings of Eminent ...

1825 - 250 pages
...\vere not sufficiently capacious to contain more than their own peculiar object of study and regard. " One science only will one genius fit; So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Thus, as we have seen, has the Church of England made abundant provision for the solace and comfort...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 7

1825
...among the benefactors of mankind. It has been said, and that by no contemptible authority, that — " One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human nil." Bat how true soever this couplet may be in its general application, Mr. Lowry stands as an exception...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One seienee rinted by Thomas Davison for Thomas Tegg : Not only bounded to peeuliar arts, But oft in those eonfin'd to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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The Art of Reading, Or, Rules for the Attainment of a Just and Correct ...

John Walker - 1826 - 68 pages
...adopt the failing inflection with considerable force, in the caesura of the last line but one. EXAMPLE. One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit ; Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts ; Like kings we lose...
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The United States Review and Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1827
...difficulty remains of arranging in each department the various works according to their respective merits. " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit ; Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft m those confined to single parti." Imperfect as the scale...
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The United States Review and Literary Gazette, Volume 2

1827
...difficulty remains of arranging in each department the various works according to their respective merits. " One science only will one genius fit. So vast is art, so narrow human wit; Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts." Imperfect as the scale...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...would seem as if the mind were absorbed in its own peculiar bias, and could not follow that of others. "One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." If Horace had attempted to paint, he probably would have verified the admirable description of the...
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