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" There taught us how to live; and (oh! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die. "
A Collection of Poems ... - Page 22
edited by - 1758
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 574 pages
...serious song ; There patient show'd us the wise couree to steer, A candid censor, and a friend sincere ; There taught us how to live ; and, oh ! too high The price of knowledge, taught us how to die. Tkkctt'« Elegy on Adduon. " One may justly apply to this excellent...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858 - 608 pages
...serious song ; There patient showed us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe ; There taught us how to live, and (oh ! too high The...price for knowledge) taught us how to die. Thou hill ! whose brow the antique structures grace, Reared by bold chiefs of Warwick's noble race ; Why, once...
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Illustrated ed. Summer time in the country

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1858 - 236 pages
...poem is prose in rhyme. He was literally correct without knowing it. Read the famous couplet — He taught us how to live, and (oh ! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die ; and then turn to the fifth book of Hooker's Polity. He is treating of the prayer in the Litany against...
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Landmarks of the History of England

James White - 1858 - 304 pages
...no parliament, but who carried the loving-tidings among the heathen of Hindoslan— " He taught them how to live, and (oh! too high The price for knowledge!) taught them how to die!" But even at home some chiefs of the church may be found * who form no unworthy fraternity...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 780 pages
...serious song There patient showed us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe ; There taught us how to live ; and (oh ! too high The price lor knowledge,) taught us how to die. RICHARD BENTLEY. 1662—1742 RICHARD BZHTLIT, one of the most...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 780 pages
...us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe ; There taught us how to li ve ; and (oh ! too high The price for knowledge,) taught us how to die. RICHARD BENTLEY. 1602—1742 r>i rn MI n BKSTLZT, one of the most learned men, and perhaps me greatest...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 3

George Gilfillan - 1860 - 360 pages
...serious song: There patient showed us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe; There taught us how to live ; and (oh ! too high The...price for knowledge,) taught us how to die. Thou hill, whose brow the antique structures grace, Heared by bold chiefs of Warwick's noble race, Why, once so...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863 - 788 pages
...serious song There patient show'd us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe; There taught us how to live; and (oh ! too high The price for knowledge,) taught us how to die. RICHARD BENTLEY. 1002—1742 RICHARD BEHTLET, one of tlie most learned men, and perhaps (tie greatest...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863 - 562 pages
...shrewd critick finds I'm caught, And cries out " better fed thun taught." SWIFT. — Pheasant and Lark. There taught us how to live ; and (oh ! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die. TICEELL.— To Earl Warwick on the Death of Addison. Thou, Whom soft-eyed Pity once led down from heaven,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 784 pages
...serious song, There patient show'd us the wise course to steer, A candid censor, and a friend severe ; There taught us how to live ; and (oh ! too high The price for knowledge,) taught us how to die. RICHARD BENTLEY. 1GG2— 1742 RICUARII BEXTLET, one of the most learned men, and perhaps me ^renitrt...
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