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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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Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men. Collected from the ...

Joseph SPENCE - 1858 - 486 pages
...Additions from MS. B. reader the following beautiful passage from the Paradise Regained of our great poet. 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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Law Chronicle: A Monthly Journal, Volume 4

1858 - 488 pages
...advancement of knowledge has this condition inseparably attached to 'it, ' The man who reads, and to hie reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior, Uncertain and unsettled still remains.' Perhaps an example or two may serve to place this matter in a clearer light : ' Every proposition U...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860 - 582 pages
...what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek 1 ?) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep .crsed in books, and shallow in himself, Crude or intoxicate,...collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge: As cliildren gathering pebbles on the shore. Or, if I would delight my private hours With music...
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The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained

John Milton - 1860 - 424 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 superior, (And what he brings what needs he elsewhere seek?) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed...
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Proceedings ..., Volume 50

New York State Bar Association - 1927 - 738 pages
...There is no royal road to learning. Long years ago I read in an old book a passage which said, " He who reads incessantly and to his reading brings not a spirit and a judgment equal or superior, uncertain and unsettled still remains, deep versed in books but shallow...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 65

1909 - 1118 pages
...men refreshed and strengthened him. As he wrote himself : He who reads Incessantly, and to bis reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or...remains, Deep- versed in books, and shallow in himself. Mindful of that danger, Milton, even when he could read for himself, was careful not to read merely...
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The Editor, Volumes 7-8

1898 - 640 pages
...and. truth to tell, that is all you can hope for. READING WITH A PURPOSE. ' BY I1KKTHA VOI.KNTIN K . " Who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not...Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in hooks, and shallow in himself." " Knowledge obtained by means of thinking * * is the only kind that...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - 1992 - 226 pages
...Regained's delineation of the unfit reader implies. Tempted with the wisdom of Athens, Jesus responds: 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 unsettl'd still remains, Deep verst...
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Miscellaneous Poems ; Paradise Regain'd ; & Samson Agonistes

John Milton - 1926 - 360 pages
...her false resemblance only meets, An empty cloud. However many books Wise men have said are wearisom; 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 sliU remains, Deep versl...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - 1993 - 432 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 superior (And what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed...
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