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" One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confin'd to single parts. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Página 35
1824
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A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 506 páginas
...and action, may with pains be wrought, But genius must be born, and never can be taught. DRYDEN. 2. One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Like kings, we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain ambition still to make them more. POPE'S...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 páginas
...of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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An Essay on the Influence of Authority in Matters of Opinion

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - 1849 - 424 páginas
...no aptitude for other portions of the same subject. As Pope expresses it in his Essay on Criticism : One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit. Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts. (v. 60—63.) Such eminence...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumen8

1851
...each, but was unable to embrace them all, and hesitated in making a selection. I had learned that ' One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.' At first I felt such an attachment to astronomy, that I resolved to confine my views to the study of...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volumen2

1852
...each, but was unable to embrace them all, and hesitated in making a selection. I had learned that ' One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit.' At first I felt such an attachment to astronomy, that I resolved to confine my views to the study of...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, But oft in those confined to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 519 páginas
...understanding fails ; 55 Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's soft figures melt away. One science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit : Not only bounded to peculiar arts, 60 But oft in those, confined to single parts. Like kings, we...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 páginas
...place, and action, may with pains be wrought, But genius must be born, and never can be taught. Dryden. One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit: Like kings, we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain ambition still to make them more. Pope, What...
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SELECTIONS FROM THE WORKS OF THE LATE SYLVESTER GENIN

1855
...profession; so much, indeed that the author of the Essay on Man, is almost justified in saying that One science, only, will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit. This might appear true, had not the Creator bestowed on us different faculties, fitted to different...
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A poetical grammar of the English language

Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855
...use the falling inflection, with considerable force, at the ccesura of the penultimate line. Thus, " One science only — will one genius fit, So vast is art — so narrow human wit." EXERCISES ON FORCE. SUBDUED FORCE. There breathed no winds their crest to shake, Or wave their flags...
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