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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 Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 22

Education - 1869
..."It is to be regretted," says Macaulay, that the prose-writings of Milton should in our time [1825] be 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 stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...; — a lesa explored, but not less magnificent domain." — ffrydfn "Tin- prone writings of Milton deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become...English language. They abound with passages compared wttk which the anest declamations of Burke sink Into Insignificance."— A wormy and eventful times...
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Remarks on and Translation of Milton's Treatise: Of Education

John Milton, Julius Zelle - 1858 - 18 pages
...57. T-auchnitz edit.) finds llie same fault with llie Kiiglisl, : II is to be. regretted, that tlic 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 ncqnuinted with the full power of the English language....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...; пег me, qui »lera, virini Impetus, et rįpido eonlrariug cvehnr orbl." It is to be regretted tes all the voluptuousness of Ihe Oriental harem, and all the gallantry of the chivalric t thty deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the...
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Life of Milton

David Masson - 1860 - 267 pages
...adversum ; nee me, qui ccetera, 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, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897
...should, in our time, be so little read. As com positions, they deserve the attention of every man win wishes to become acquainted with the full power of...passages compared with which the finest declamations ot Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems: v. III and IV

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...should, in our time, be so little read. As com positions, they deserve the attention of every man whs wishes to become acquainted with the full power of...language. They abound with passages compared with which the*finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860 - 744 pages
...adverstim ; nee me, qui cetera, vincit Impetus, et rįpido contrarīua evehor orbt." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read<As compositions, thty deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1861 - 744 pages
...regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, thty and arbitrary system, the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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A course of English reading

James Pycroft - 1861
...Milton's prose works are so little read, and says they deserve the attention of every man who would become acquainted with the full power of the English language. " They abound with passages superior to the finest declamations of Burke — a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff...
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