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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 - Page 35
1824
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...adopt the falling inflexion with considerable force in the caesura of the last line but one, EXAMPLE. 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 ; Like kings, we lose...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1805
...In painting he never arrived even to a degree of mediocrity ; so true is Mr. Pope's observation^ " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Fond however of being considered as a patron both of music and painting, he contributed to the advancement...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...acuteness, comprehension and knowledge of man, which so eminently distinguished this philosopher. 6. 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.-)When Tully attempted...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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 confin'd to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...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 confin'rl to single parts. • , Like kings we...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...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 confin'd to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...adopt the falling inflection witi considerable force, in the caesura of the last line but one. EXAMPLE. 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 ; Like kings we lose...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...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 confin'd to single parts. Like kings we lose...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1814
...forward any observation or comments in your Magazine, you may probably hear from me again. CLERICUS. " 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, coiifiii'd to single parts." POPE. Mr. UKBAH,...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814 - 139 pages
...philosophy, if they had not confined their studies to those objects. Rightly therefore the bard, " One science only will one genius fit, So vast is art, so narrow human wit." We are also told in the Scriptures, " that no man can serve two masters," and that " we cannot serve...
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