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" I began thus far to assent both to them and divers of my friends here at home ; and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in- this life, joined with the strong propensity... "
Poems - Page 20
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 92

1850
...now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study, which I take to be my portion in this life, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times,...they should not willingly let it die.' — Milton on Church Government, B. u. ' can die, but so cannot their JOTS. And if the blessed martyrs ' and confessors...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...(his Italian friends,) "and divers of my friends at home, and not less to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study,...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimcs, as they should not willing;! v let it die." f O * Although, from the example of the Italian...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...upon raŤ, that by labcrar and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...upon rrte, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...Italian intimates,) " and divers of my friends at home, and not ]css to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study,...aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die." ' Although, from the example of the Italian poets and from the difficulty of asserting a place even...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 2

John Black - 1810
...home, and not less to an inward prompting, which now grew daily upon me, that by, labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftevtimes, as they should not willingly let it die."t That it was the conversation, and encouragement...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, "joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, " as they should not willingly let it die." It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave some- ' thing so written to after-times as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other, that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die." It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and steady...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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