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" ... 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 of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after-times, as they should... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 26
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...of my friends at home, and not less to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in...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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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...of my friends at home, and not less to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in...propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so Britten to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die." ' Although, from the example of the...
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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...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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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...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 boy leases,...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...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) joined with the strong propensity of nature, 1 might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die....
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...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 labor and intent...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...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...of my friends at home, and not ]css to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in...nature, I might perhaps- leave something so written to aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die." ' Although, from the example of the Italian poets...
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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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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 1

John Black - 1810
...upon" him, " that, by labour and intense study, joined with the strong propensity of nature," he " might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die." The taste of the age, the example of his father, his own inclination, and the boldness of his fancy,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...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 after-times as they should not willingly let it die. The accomplishment of these intentions, which...
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