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Science: putti undertaking various experiments in an open temple or rotunda, presided over by Scientia. Engraving, c.1750.

Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.

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A little learning is a dangerous thing, Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Pope. ; Here bright eloquence does always smile, In such a choice yet unaffected style, As doth both knowledge & delight impart, The force of reason with ye flow'rs of art. Buckingham.

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[London]

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1 print : engraving ; image and border 17.2 x 10.8 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 46964i

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Science: putti undertaking various experiments in an open temple or rotunda, presided over by Scientia. Engraving, c.1750. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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