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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 ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...resemblance only meets, 320 An empty cloud. However, many books, AV'ise 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?} 3*5 Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep...
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Noctes Atticæ, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 492 pages
...not A spirit and a judgment, eqnal or superior, (And what he brings, what need he elsewhere seek?) , Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed...spunge, As children gathering pebbles on the shore. Paradise Regained, b. ic. I. 321. Socrates. It is related of this eminent Philosopher, that being asked...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825 - 524 pages
...with equal powers of skill and discernment. ' However many books, Wise men have said, are wearisome ; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and a judgment, equal or superior, (And what he brings, what need he elsewhere seek ?) Uncertain and unsettled...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826 - 540 pages
...errare per multos." Senec. De Tranquillitat, Animi. C. 9. DUNSTER. Wise men have said, are wearisome ; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgement equal or superiour, 324 (And what he brings what needs he elsewhere seek ?)! Uncertain and...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 406 pages
...incessantly. Faerie Quemt. The incessant weeping of my wife. Forced me to seek delays. Skakipeare. Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or tuperior. If by prayer Inceuant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, I would...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 4

1830 - 990 pages
...redeemed. It is Milton who puts into the mouth of his sacred Hero, the opinion, that " Who reads, And reads incessantly, and to his reading brings not A....; Uncertain and unsettled still remains, . Deep vers'd in books aud shallow in himself." Paradise Regained, Book iv. It is one of our besetting sins....
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Biographical sketches of eminent characters. To which are added ...

James Cossar Ewart - 1830 - 494 pages
...regard to books, you will read here what Milton says, before he wrote ' Paradise Lost. 1 " --- He, who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and a temper, equal or superior, Unsettled and uncertain still remains, Deep versed in books, but shallow...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833 - 458 pages
...for, as Milton says, ' Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brin gs not A spirit and judgement equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in books, and shallow in himselC* And here, this Introduction would naturally close ; if a duty did not remain to be performed,...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - 1833 - 492 pages
...diligent meditation, we acquire something which may truly be called OUR OWN : . . for, as Milton says, ' Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgement equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in books, and shallow...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1834 - 498 pages
...what he brings what need he elsewhere seek?) 325 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 children gath'ring pebbles on the shore. 330 Or if I would delight my private hours With...
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