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There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain

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  • end stop — ▪ literature       in prosody, a grammatical pause at the end of a line of verse, as in these lines from Alexander Pope (Pope, Alexander) s An Essay on Criticism: A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring …   Universalium

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  • a little knowledge is a dangerous thing — Meaning A small amount of knowledge can cause people to think they are more expert than they are and consequently make unwise choices. Origin A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Sober — So ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sobered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sobering}.] To make sober. [1913 Webster] There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sobered — Sober So ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sobered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sobering}.] To make sober. [1913 Webster] There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sobering — Sober So ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sobered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sobering}.] To make sober. [1913 Webster] There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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