Pierian spring


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Pierian spring

fountain in Macedonia, sacred to the Muses, believed to communicate inspiration. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 787]
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"I moved here in '97, and there weren't many courses available," says Robert Carlson, former head of Pierian Spring academy and president of the Sun Coast Alliance for Lifelong Learning.
It seems we do need a sobering drink from that Pierian spring.
A LITTLE LEARNING IS A DANGEROUS THING, DRINK DEEP OR TASTE NOT THE PIERIAN SPRING.
As Alexander Pope wrote in "An Essay on Criticism" in 1711, "A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." And with that quote, a case in point.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. True wit is nature to advantage dressed, What oft was thought, but ne ' er so well expresse d.
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Small wonder that students in both honors and the humanities are less satisfied by the shallow stream of entertainment media when they have dipped into the Pierian Spring.
Pierian Spring Software makes two writing-specific products that offer students ages 9 and up the chance to experiment with language and hone their existing writing skills.
Stan Nikkei, dean of the Pierian Spring Academy, says that although the academy has been around for years, it's expanded considerably recently, offering more courses and serving a wider range of ages, too.
All of us know: "A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing...." Many of us know the full couplet: "A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing; / Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring...." But the essence and the complexity of Pope's understanding emerge in the complete verse paragraph: A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring: There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.
GlobaLearn - Black Sea Nations Expedition, from Pierian Spring Software, teaches the history of another country or, in this case, several Eastern European countries.