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" The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are pleasant to us. His thoughts resemble those celestial fruits and flowers which the Virgin Martyr of Massinger sent down from the gardens of Paradise to the earth, and which were distinguished from the... "
Life and Times of John Milton - Page 305
by William Carlos Martyn - 1866 - 307 pages
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to prize ; and of these was Milton. The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are...to the earth, distinguished from the productions of others soils, not only by their superior bloom and sweetness, but by their miraculous efficacy to invigorate...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 1

1844
...superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to | rize ; and of these was Milton. The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are...soils, not only by their superior bloom and sweetness, butbytlieir miraculous effic.acy to invigorate and to heal. They are powerful, not only to delight,...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to prize, and of these was Milton. The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are...celestial fruits and flowers which the virgin martyr or Massinger sent down from the gardens of Paradise to the earth, distinguished from the productions...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 13

1848
...should be calm, clear, reflective ; and as a modern essayist has said of Milton, his thoughts should resemble " those celestial fruits and flowers which...their miraculous efficacy to invigorate and to heal." To look upon a great Poet, buried in his thoughts, is like to look upon a midnight sky, when every...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 13

1848
...should be calm, clear, reflective ; and as a modern essayist has said of Milton, his thoughts should resemble " those celestial fruits and flowers which...their miraculous efficacy to invigorate and to heal." To look upon a great Poet, buried in his thoughts, is like to look upon a midnight sky, when every...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 5-6

1856
...thus speaks in that paper on the inf ueuce that Milton exerted over his own, richly gifted, naiad—" The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are...refreshing to us. His thoughts resemble those celestial fnfts and flowers which the virgin martyr of Massinger sen) down from Paradise to the earth, distinguished...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to prize ; and of these was Milton. The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are refreshing to ns. His thoughts resemble those celestial fruits and flowers which the Virgin Martyr of Massinger sent...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...superscription of the Most High. These great men we trust that we know how to prize; and of these was Milton. The sight of his books, the sound of his name, are...by their miraculous efficacy to invigorate and to leal. They are powerful, not only to delight, 3ut to elevate and purify. Nor do we envy the man who...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 35

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...injured beauty, while they defended a false and loathsome sorceress." Milton's thoughts are said to resemble those celestial fruits and flowers which...sent down from the gardens of Paradise to the earth, and which were distinguished from the productions of other soils, not only by superior bloom and sweetness,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 37

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1855
...injured beauty, while they defended a false and loathsome sorceress." Milton's thoughts are said to resemble those celestial fruits and flowers which...sent down from the gardens of Paradise to the earth, and which were distinguished from the productions of other soils, not only by superior bloom and sweetness,...
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