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" It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language. They abound with passages... "
Life and Times of John Milton - Page 6
by William Carlos Martyn - 1866 - 307 pages
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...exertion so different as poetry and prose. It is the remark of a modern critic, that his prose writings abound with passages, compared with which the finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. So we think and feel. It is an immortal honor that he advanced far beyond the knowledge or the views...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...contrai ins cvchor orbi." U is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, IK? so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. They arc a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stilt with gorgeous embroidery. Not oven in the...
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The Young men's magazine, Volumes 1-2

British and foreign young men's society - 1837
...admiration of our readers, to render any words of praise, on our part, necessary. " It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...adversum; nee me, qui csetera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi.' It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works, in which...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...adversum ; nee me, qui cretera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi.' It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of clojh of gold. The style is stiff, with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...adversum ; nee me, qni cictera, vim-it Impetus, «t rapido contrariiu evehor orbi. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Latin idiom in -the construction of lus senti-пси. ' It is to be regretted,' says a modern critic, 'that the prose writings of Milton should, in our...time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve tin. attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language....
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...our pains for our crowns shall be less. MILTON. (1608-1674.) ["!T id to be regretted," says Macaulay, "that the prose writings of MILTON should, in our...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of thn Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...adverwim ; n./i me, qul cetera, rinclt Impetus, el rapid* contnrius erehor orbl." It is to be regretted ton Macaulay Macaulay the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 50

Languages, Modern - 1872
...Nach allen diesen Verben steht immer should, selten der Indicativ. Regret I, 58: It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. III, 146: We should not then regret (hat there should be so many proofs of the narrowness and selfishness...
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