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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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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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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 211 pages
...nee me, qui csetera, viucit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi. 3 90. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. 4 They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. 5 The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 211 pages
...nee me, qui csetera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi. 3 90. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. 4 They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. 5 The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even...
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Macaulay's Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1895 - 89 pages
...: nee me, qni caetera, vinoit Impetus, et rapido contrarins evehor orbi.3 90. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. i They are a perfect field of cloth of gold.3 The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even...
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College Entrance Requirements in English, 1901-1905 (for Study and Practice).

English literature - 1895
...adversum ; nee me, qui csetera, 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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Beacon Lights of History: Great writers

John Lord - History - 1896
...adveraum; nee me, qnt ctetent, vim-it Impetus, et rapido contnuins 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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Macaulay's Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 82 pages
...; nee me, qui caetera, vincit Impetus, et rapido contrarius evehor orbi." 30 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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The Outlines of Literature, English and American: Based Upon Shaw's Manual ...

Truman Jay Backus - American literature - 1897 - 481 pages
...ten books, was afterwards so divided as to make twelve. Its composition, * " It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should in our time...gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery." — ifaeaulay. though the work was doubtless meditated long before, occupied about seven years, —...
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