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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 popular outline of perspective or graphic projection

Thomas Morris (architect.) - 1869
...to address the young artist in the language or through the medium of another branch of education. " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Rembrandt for instance, a very cardinal in art, had " no turn for scholarship/' but showed great expertness...
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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.f Part \. Line 9. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit. part i. Line 60. And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art. Part i. Line 153. Pride, the never failing...
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Transactions of the Minnesota State Medical Society, Volume 24

Minnesota State Medical Society - 1892
...refreshment. That they are conducive to mental and professional activity, none can deny. Pope says: "One science only will, one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." The science of modern medicine has grown to such vast proportions, the wit of one poor human being...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 27

1843
...literary Briareus may all possess a certain flexibility, but one alone will be endowed with the — " Oue science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Rubens, it has been said, painted twilight with beautiful effect, without being able to delineate the...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1871
...such royal guests. Human nature is too great to be made perfect, all parts of it, in a single man ; " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." As, analytically speaking, genius is power of instinctive intuition, and power of conscious reflection,...
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The Scottish Naturalist, Volume 1

Francis Buchanan White White - 1872
...advance in our task of taking a survey of the vast domain? And long before his day, the Poet wrote — " One Science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." •(•As reported in "Nature/' December ist, 1870, p. 90. % Thus, on the continent there are Journals,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.1 Part \. Line 9. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit. Part i. Line 60. From vulgar hounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 772 pages
...own. DRYDEN. To your glad genius sacrifice this day; Let common meats respectfully give way. DRYDEN. One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Like kings, we lose the conquests gain'd before By vain ambition still to make them more. POPE :...
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The Opium Question and the Northern Campaigns: Including Notices of Some ...

Gideon Nye - 1875 - 68 pages
...arbitrary strictness of meaning, for whilst we recognize the geueral truth of the Poet's axiom : — " One Science only will one genius fit So vast is Art, so narrow human wit ": — We have as yet no Amphictyonic Council to decide with rigorous rule upon the merits of our performances,...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 pages
...with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.1 Part \. Line 9. One Science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit. Part \. Line 60. From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of...
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