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" Wise men have said are wearisome; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior (And what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in books and shallow in... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 40
1857
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 5

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809 - 544 pages
...ellewhere feek ?) 325 Uncertain and unfettled flill remains, Deep vers'd in books, and (hallow in himfelf, Crude or intoxicate, collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a fponge ; As children gathering pebbles on the more. 330 Ver. 322. it/(o reads Incfflantly, &c.]...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810 - 412 pages
...(And what he brings what needs he elsewhere seeb ?) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep vers'd in books, and shallow in himself, Crude or intoxicate,...collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge; As childeren gathering pebbles on the shore. Or, if I would delight ray private hours With...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...(And what he brings what needs he elsewhere Uncertain and unsettled still remains, [seek?) Deep vers'd in books, and shallow in himself, Crude or intoxicate,...collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge j As children gathering pebbles on the shore. Or, if I would delight my private hours With music...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 26

1822 - 428 pages
...scriptis lam editis quam ineditis collecta addentur. 363 NUG^E. No. V. [Continuedfrom No. 51. p. 82.] collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth...spunge ; As children gathering pebbles' on the shore. Paradise Regained, iv. 325. CRITICS on modern Latin are sometimes in danger of mistaking a genuine...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810 - 540 pages
...false resemblance only meets, An empty cloud. However, many books, Wise men have said, are wearisome; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superiour, (And what he brings what needs he elsewhere seek ?) Uncertain and unsettled still remains,...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses, Volume 1

John Ferriar - 1812 - 426 pages
...publie à mon deshonneur & au vôtre, que vous êtes des idiot* de vous laiser ainsi mener par le nez. who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, (And what he brings, what seed he elsewhere seek?) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep vers'd...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...that else would be too short. SIB. WALTER STUDIES. Many books, Wise men have said, are wearisome ; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, (And what he brings, what need he elsewhere seek .') Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep vers'd...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 270 pages
...resemblance only meets, 320 An empty cloud. However, many nooks, Wise men have said, are wearisome ; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, (And what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek ?) Uncertain and unsettled stilt remains, 325 Deep...
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An Introduction to the Science of the Law: Shewing the Advantages of a Law ...

Frederick Ritso - 1815 - 262 pages
...advancement of knowledge has this condition inseparably attached to it, \ " The man who reads, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, Uacertain and unsettled still remains." Perhaps an example or two may serve to place this matter in...
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Strathallan, Volume 1

Alicia Lefanu - 1816 - 550 pages
...Many books (Wise men have said,) are wearisome; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings Not spirit and judgment, equal or superior, Uncertain...intoxicate, collecting toys And trifles, for choice matter. THE arrival of the great Miss Mountain at Woodlands, enabled Matilda to convince herself, by...
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