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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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Notes and Queries

1854 - 780 pages
...lies undiscovered before me." are merely an adaptation of a passage in Paradise Regained, book iv. : " Deep versed in books and shallow in himself, Crude...collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge, As children gathering pebbles on the shore." ANOK. Eternal Life. In the Mishna (Beraehoth,...
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Milton's Paradise lost and Paradise regained, with notes by J. Edmondston

John Milton - 1854 - 538 pages
...resemblance only meets, 320 " An empty cloud.1 However, 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 needs he elsewhere seek ?) 325 " Uncertain and unsettled still remains,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 900 pages
...A spirit and judgement equal or supérieur, (And what he brings what needs he elsewhere seek ?) *** Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed...collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge ; x As children gathering pebbles on the shore.7 ** Or, if I would delight my private hours...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 197-198

1855 - 838 pages
...mouth of Him who " spake as never man spake," becomes a deep truth, worthy even of such an utterer who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not...superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep vers'd in books, and shallow In himself.t With regard to older literature, we fear the case is more...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 644 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...or superior Uncertain and unsettled still remains, (And what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek?), Deep versed in books and shallow in himself, Crude...
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Dies consecrati: or, A new Christian year with the old poets [compiled by H ...

Christian year - 1855 - 354 pages
...Wise men have said are wearisome ; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit of judgment equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled...remains, Deep versed in books, and shallow in himself. If I would delight my private hours With music or with poem, where so soon As Sion's songs, to all...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life ...

John Milton - 1855 - 564 pages
...resemblance only meets, An empty cloud. However, many books, Wise men have said, are wearisome ; who read* 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...
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The Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education, Volume 9

1856 - 594 pages
...thoughts of others, is but too apt to convert the man of learning and science into a mere amanuensis. ' He who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not...remains, Deep versed in books, and shallow in himself.' And these lines apply with equal force to him who writes incessantly without digesting and* arranging...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 2

Henry Barnard - 1856 - 768 pages
...(should) acquire something which may truly be called our own; for, as Milton says : who reads 4 Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit...and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in books, but shallow in himFelf.' " Dr. Potter: Advantages of Science, pp. 17, 18, 27, 30. 8. SOCIAL OR CLASS...
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Morning clouds [by A.J. Penny].

Anne Judith Penny - 1858 - 304 pages
...of modern books, I am afraid it is too true that " Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading hrings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in hooks, and shallow in himself." MILTON. Two of the most useful things a patient student can acquire...
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