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" I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher fury of a riming parasite, nor to be obtained by the invocation of... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions, Notes, and an ... - Page 48
by John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 613 pages
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Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost

Jonathan Richardson - Biography - 1734 - 756 pages
...from the Pen of fome Vulgar Amortft, or the Trencher-Fury of a Riming Parafite ; nor to be obtain d by the Invocation of Dame Memory, and her Siren Daughters,...who can enrich with all Utterance and Knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim with the hallow' d Fire of his Altar to Touch and Purify the Lips of whom he...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763 - 670 pages
...Church government, fpeaking of his defign of writing a poem in theEnglilh language, he &ys, " It was not to be obtained by the invocation of Dame Memory and...who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hallow'd fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he...
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The Enquirer: Reflections on Education, Manners, and Literature. In a Series ...

William Godwin - Children - 1797 - 508 pages
...from the Pen of fome vulgar Amorifr, or the trencher fury of a riming Parafite ; nor to be obtain' d by the invocation of Dame Memory and her Siren Daughters,...eternal Spirit, who can enrich, with all utterance and knowledg, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hallow'd Fire of his Altar, to touch and purify the...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800 - 482 pages
...be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapour of wine — nor to be obtained by the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer...sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his alter to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. MILTON. No species of poetry, perhaps, is more...
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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804 - 480 pages
...be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapour of wine — nor to be obtained by the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer...altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. MILTON, No species of poetry, perhaps, is more difficult of execution than the religious ; the natural...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 602 pages
...that, which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite; nor to be obtained by the invocation of...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases," 6 úc. We .must surely be struck with that noble and sublime spirit, which pervades these passages,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 624 pages
...which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourBt? or the trencher fury of a rhyming parade; nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame Memory...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases,"* &c. We must surely be struck with that noble and sublime spirit, which pervades these passages, and...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1806 - 576 pages
...not to be obtained but by. devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, that can enrich with all •iterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the...whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious anrl select reading, steady observation and insight into-all seemly and generous arts and affairs,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806 - 336 pages
..." is not to be obtained but by devout '< prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can eprich VOL. X. Y " with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out "...purify the lips of whom he pleases. " To this must rjp added, industrious and select " reading, steady observation, and insight into all " seemly and...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 1152 pages
...trencher-fury of a rhymmg parasite ; nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame Memory and her syren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit,...with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and pu* rify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady...
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