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" This man Is of no common order, as his port And presence here denote ; his sufferings Have been of an immortal nature, like Our own ; his knowledge, and his powers and will, As far as is compatible with clay, Which clogs the ethereal essence, have... "
The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron - Page 287
de George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 614 pages
...and will, As far as is eompatible with elay, Whieh elogs the ethereal essenee, have been sueh As elay hath seldom borne ; his aspirations Have been beyond...what we know — That knowledge is not happiness, and seienee But an exehange of ignoranee for that Whieh is another kind of ignoranee. This is not all —...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 738 pages
...proud that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Cowper, Task, vi. !ili. Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange...ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance. Byron, Manfred, n. I. Sorrow is knowledge ; they, who know the most, Must mourn the deepest o'er the...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 684 pages
...clay, Which clogs the ethereal essence, have been such As clay ha i seldom borne : his aspirations Havt been beyond the dwellers of the earth, And they have only taught him what we knowThat knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 1434 pages
...sighted in intelligences, Ideas, atoms, influences. t. BUTLEB— lludibras. Pt. I. Canto L Line 533. . Sc. 1. •290 NIGHT. NOBILITY. Tis now the witching...night; When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breat aa. BiaoN— Manfred. Act II. Sc. 4. KKOWLEDGE. KNOWLEDGE. Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle...
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Lord Byron: With a Comprehensive ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1883 - 1162 pages
...and his powers and will, As far as is compatible with clay, Which clogs the ethereal essence, have azing upon the ground, with thoughts which dare not...wares, and skies, a part Of me and of my soul, as I knowThat knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 782 pages
...he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. 2573 Cowper: Task. Bk. vi. Line 96 Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange...ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance. 2574 Byron : Manfred. Act ii. Sc. 4. Sorrow is knowledge ; they who know the most, Must mourn the deepest...
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The Army and Navy Quarterly

1881 - 528 pages
...adage is true, " The more folks learn, the less they know," or as Byron sung it, perhaps, better, — " Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange...ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance;" all culminating in the remark of the famous Prime Minister, Oxenstiern, to his son when starting out...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885 - 574 pages
...infamies, That from their own Misdeeds askance their eyes ! Unofalettge. — Cotton. e. — Byron. KNOWLEDGE is not Happiness, and Science But an exchange...Ignorance for that Which is another kind of Ignorance. imotolettge. — Buuer. HE knew what's what, and that's as high As mctaphysic Wit can fly. SUtflluleBgr....
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The Pattern in the Mount: And Other Sermons

Charles Henry Parkhurst - 1885 - 270 pages
...Tortoise," or " Attraction of Gravitation." It is much as Byron says in his " Manfred," that " Science is But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance." We might express it by saying that we are becoming more and more learnedly ignorant. And, my hearer,...
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Mores Catholici: Books I-IV

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1888 - 870 pages
...sage of whom the poet says, * Thucydid. Lib. I. c. 84 f P'ato Gorgias. $ De Serm. Dom. in monte. " His aspirations Have been beyond the dwellers of the earth, And they have only taught him what we kuow, That knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another...
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