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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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Lord Macaulay's Essays ; And, Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1892 - 924 pages
...adversum ; nee me, qui extent, 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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Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 338 pages
...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 the great poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works...
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John Milton: An Essay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 81 pages
...et rapido contrarius evehor orbi. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, 5 in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of J0 cioth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Authors, English - 1893 - 190 pages
...Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton 25 should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions,...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the " Paradise Lost " has the great 5 poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1893 - 207 pages
...Impetus, et rapido contrarius evelior orbi." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton 25 should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions,...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the " Paradise Lost " has the great 5 poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial...
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An Essay on John Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1894 - 85 pages
...adversum; nee me, qui castera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi." 1 It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...compared with which the finest declamations of Burke 2 sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous...
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The Greatest Works of the Greatest Authors, Ancient and Modern ...

Literature - 1894 - 896 pages
...adversum ; nee rae,qui cœtera, vinclt Impetus, et rápido contrarias evehor orbi." It is to be regretted onduct which neither violates any specific duty to...occasions perceptible hurt to any assignable individual acj quainted with the full power of the English language. They abound with passages compared with which...
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Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 66 pages
...adversurn ; 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 the great poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works...
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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1895 - 923 pages
...adversum ; ncc me, qui camera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi.1' It is to be regretted ich Pitt owed most of his success. Murray wanted the...stirring times. His heart was a little cold, his temper the Paradise Lost has the great poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works...
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Tractate Of Education

John Milton - Education - 1895 - 50 pages
...strongest and 1 " Reason of Church Government." best known eulogy on Milton's prose proceeds from Macaulay: "As compositions, they deserve the attention of every...gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the " Paradise Lost" has the great poet ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial...
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