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pierian spring

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  1. Pierian Spring

    In Greek mythology, the Pierian Spring of Macedonia was sacred to the Muses. As the metaphorical source of knowledge of art and science, it was popularized by a couplet in Alexander Pope's poem "An Essay on Criticism" (1711): "A little learning is a dang'rous thing; / Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." The Pierian spring is sometimes confused with the Castalian Spring.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pierian spring in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pierian spring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Alexander Pope, An essay on Criticism:

    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.


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