Hast thou not learn'd me how To make perfumes? distil? preserve? yea, so That our great king himself doth woo me oft For my confections?
Have you not learn'd great lessons fromthose who reject you, and brace themselves against you? or who treat you with contempt, or dispute the passage with you?
Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to traceThe day's disasters in his morning face;Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited gleeAt all his jokes, for many a joke had he;Full well the busy whisper circling roundConvey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd.Yet was he kind, or if severe in aught,The love he bore to learning was in fault;The village all declar'd how much he knew,'T was certain he could write and cipher too.Oliver Goldsmith
Lo these were they, whose souls the Furies steel'd,And curs'd with hearts unknowing how to yield.Thus unlamented pass the proud away,The gaze of fools, and pageant of a day!So perish all, whose breast ne'er learn'd to glowFor others' good, or melt at others' woe.Alexander Pope
The native and untaught suggestions of inquisitive children do often offer things, that may set a considering man's thoughts on work. And I think there is frequently more to be learn'd from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men, who talk in a road, according to the notions they have borrowed, and the prejudices of their education.john locke
'Tis from high Life high Characters are drawn; A Saint in Crape is twice a Saint in Lawn: A Judge is just, a Chanc'llor juster still; A Gownman learn'd; a Bishop what you will; Wise if a minister; but if a King, More wise, more learn'd, more just, more ev'rything.Alexander Pope
Hast thou not learn'd me how To make perfumes? distil? preserve? yea, so That our great king himself doth woo me oft For my confections?william shakespeare
To patchwork learn'd quotations are allied, Both strive to make our poverty our pride.Edward Young
Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face.Oliver Goldsmith
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance. As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.Alexander Pope
His speech was a fine sample, on the whole, Of rhetoric, which the learn'd call "rigmarole."lord byron
Words learn'd by rote a parrot may rehearse, But talking is not always to converse, Not more distinct from harmony divine The constant creaking of a country sign.william cowper
Envy, to which th' ignoble mind's a slave, Is emulation in the learn'd or brave.Alexander Pope
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.Alexander Pope
Knowledge is proud that he has learn'd so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.william cowper
Underneath this sable herse Lies the subject of all verse, Sydneye's sister, Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slaine another, Faire and learn'd and good as she, Tyme shall throw a dart at thee.
Underneath this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another, learn'd and fair and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.Ben Jonson
The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more.Alexander Pope
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