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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 Table Talk of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Table-talk - 1868 - 128 pages
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Stewart's Quarterly, Volume 3

1869
...Macaulay could say : " They abound with passages compared with \vliich the finest declamations of IJurke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field...is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the eavlicr books of the ' Paradise Lost ' has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 18

Education - 1869
...whole of the żEneid about once a year. Macaulay, in speaking of Milton's prose, says : " It deserves the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language." But Milton is especially distinguished for his intimate acquaintance with the languages in which Cicero...
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Selections from the Prose Works of John Milton: With Critical Remarks and ...

John Milton - 1870 - 338 pages
...than Lord Macaulay, in his celebrated Essay on Milton. ' It is to be regretted,' he says, ' that tbe. prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so...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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Selections from the Prose Works of John Milton: With Critical Remarks and ...

John Milton - 1870 - 338 pages
...this fact than Lord Macaulay, in his celebrated Essay on Milton. ' It is to be regretted,' he says, ' that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...They abound with passages compared with which the fmest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...adversum ; nee me, qui ceetera, 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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Poems [a selection] ed. with life and notes by J.M. Ross

John Milton - 1871
...the English language. The eulogy which Macaulay bestows on his prose generally, that " it abounds in passages compared with which the finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance," is at least not extravagant here. Next year (1645) he published the first collected edition of his...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - English literature - 1872 - 636 pages
...of the Kngli^h language. They abound with passages compared with which the finest dpclumaticms <>l Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style Is stiff with gorgeoiu embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise Lost has the great poet ever risen...
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Archiv fur das studium der neueren sprachen und literaturen

Ludwig Herric - 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 that there should be so many proofs of the narrowness and selfishness...
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Archiv fur das Studium der Neueren Sprachen und Literaturen.XXVII.Jahrgang ...

Ludwig Herrig - 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. HI, 146: We should not then regret that there should be so many proofs of the narrowness and selfishness...
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