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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 Complete Poems of Giles Fletcher, B. D.

Giles Fletcher - 1876 - 264 pages
...Introductory Essay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, 15$. f " 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...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...the Latin idiom in the construction of his sentences. ' It is to be regretted,' says Lord Macaulay, ۺ܁ Ɋ the Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher than in those parts of his controversial works in which...
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The Poetical Works of Laman Blanchard

Laman Blanchard - 1876 - 359 pages
...Introductory Essay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, 15$. " It is to be regretteJ that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. Th'-y are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...Introductory Essay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, 15*. " It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...compared with which the finest declamations of Burke sink int» insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery....
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...Introductory Eesay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, i^r. " It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...compared with which the finest declamations of Burke sink int« insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery....
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Number Seventeen: A Novel

Henry Kingsley - 1876 - 313 pages
...Introductory Essay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, 15*. " Itis to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...passages compared with which the finest declamations of Furke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with...
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The pearl fountain, and other fairy tales, by B. and J. Kavanagh

Bridget Kavanagh - 1876
...Introductory Essay by ROBERT FLETCHER. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, i5$. ** It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...they deserve the attention of every man who wishes to be_come acquainted with the full power of the English language. They abound with passages compared...
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Lives of the necromancers; or, An account of ... persons ... who have ...

William Godwin - 1876
...Introductory Essay by ROBEET FLETCHEE. Imp. 8vo, with Portraits, cl. extra, 15$. " It Is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...compositions, they deserve the attention of every man who w1shes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language. They abound with passages...
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John Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1877 - 104 pages
...adveraum ; nee me, qui caetera, 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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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 638 pages
...ordinary sense. The Arcopagittca ' was first published in 1644. "It is to be regretted," says Macaulay, "that the prose writings of Milton should, in our...compositions, they deserve the attention of every one who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language. They are a perfect...
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