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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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Pebbles, Pearls and Gems of the Orient

Charles De Berard Mills - 1882 - 238 pages
...the floor is uneven.t 243He dug up the foundation to finish the roof. Persian (Current Mjxim r) * " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." 244. They burn a camel through a blanket.* 245Not to have loved is never to have been blessed. 246....
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Wagnerism: A Protest

Henry William Lovett Hime - 1882 - 87 pages
...the other by powerful vulgarity ' (Fergusson, p. 1 50). There is much truth in Pope's lines : — ' 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.' But, replies Herr...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - 1882
...original with Pope, but the manner in which they arc expressed is his. The following are examples: " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow humau wit." " A little learning is a dangerous thing, Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring."...
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The homiletical library, ed. by H.D.M. Spence and J.S. Exell, Volume 2

Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones - 1883
...since St. Paul's day ; how much in the comparatively brief period since Pope wrote the lines — " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." But suppose it possible for one man to master all sciences and to be an adept in all acts, to be able...
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Critical Essays of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1725

Willard Higley Durham - 1915 - 445 pages
...these Qualities at the same time in a very great degree? What follows is more wrong and more absurd : One Science only will one Genius fit So vast is Art, so narrow Human Wit. Is not this a rare Pretender to Poetry and Criticism, who talks at this rate, when all the World knows...
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Training for a Life Insurance Agent

Warren Murdock Horner - 1917 - 133 pages
...blessed is he who crowni in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease." — GOLDSMITH. "One science only will one genius fit. So vast is art, so narrow human wit." —Pops. INTRODUCTION A PREFACE to a book should be like any other introduction, a sort of " Who's...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 pages
...of understanding fails ; While beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away; One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." " Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand." "A little...
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Observations by an Obscure Mediocrity, on a Recently Published Brochure ...

Frederick Waeir Stevens - 1918 - 53 pages
...undue importance to their ideas and conclusions about matters outside their small circle or sphere. "One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." And if we felt that the world of democracy needed a warning on the subjects dealt with in The Nemesis,...
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English Critical Essays: (sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries)

Edmund David Jones - 1922 - 460 pages
...of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : f Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confin'd to single parts. Like tings we lose...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 pages
...of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. ner's sons : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts. Lake kings we lose...
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