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Pierian Spring

In Greek mythology, a fountain prized by the Muses that was believed to convey inspiration to those who drank from it. Ugh, this poem I'm writing is just terrible—I need a drink from the Pierian Spring.
See also: spring
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Alexander Pope warned, "A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Paton emphasizes that Meleager's 'collection comprises no poems (as far as we know) of [his] age except his own'; (5) falling chronologically and, in MS Palatinus 23 (the primary source for much of the Greek anthology), (6) physically after Meleager, the Garland of Philippus tries, by contrast, to mediate the taste for the old with an interest in the new: 'Plucking for thee flowers of Helicon and the first-born blooms of the famous Pierian forests, reaping the ears of a newer page, I have in my turn plaited a garland to be like that of Meleager.
In song oracles were given, and the way of life was shown; the favour of kings was sought in Pierian strains, and mirth was found to close tows long spell.
Children and Adolescents in the Marketplace: Twenty-five Years of Academic Research, Ann Arbor, MI: The Pierian Press, 680 pp.
Pierian Springs Software is perhaps best known for their multimedia creation program Digital Chisel.
2] Having drunk a little of Pope's Pierian Spring,[3] and finding only that, the more one drinks, the deeper the spring seems to get, I find only that the more I learn, the less I know.
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Michael Kaplan, director of technical services at Indiana University Libraries in Bloomington, is the winner of the 1998 LITA/Library Hi Tech Award sponsored by Pierian Press and LITA.
It's the kind of diligence any business needs when it comes down to making sales, says Jerry Dawson, business development manager for Pierian Spring Software, which specializes in educational programs.
12) The Macedones over whom the first Temenid king, Perdiccas, ruled, when they were living 'around Pieria and Olympus', were mountaineers who, like their counterparts today, were engaged in transhumant pastoralism and rented some of their winter pastures from the Thracian' Pieres' who occupied the Pierian coastland (Thuc.
These three aristocratic offspring of Cappadocian Christian families imbibed deeply of the Pierian spring: all were masters of Greek rhetoric and employed their learned skills to defend and define Christian theology.
Of adding Wisdom to th'Augustan Pope's 245 "A little Learning is a dang'rous Thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring:"(64) But let Tom Stoppard's wit the last Word proffer "Is Pragmatism all you have to offer?
But an occasional sip at the Pierian fountain does one good
creators of advanced K-12 classroom technologies and the StudyPro student computer, today announced its intent to license Digital Chisel 3 from Pierian Spring Software, makers of software for the networked classroom.
Other horrors have bubbled up to pollute the waters of our Pierian Spring.