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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4543
AUTHOR:William Cowper (1731–1800)
QUOTATION:Knowledge is proud that he has learn’d so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Books are not seldom talismans and spells.
ATTRIBUTION:The Task. Book vi. Winter Walk at Noon. Line 96.
 

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