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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 Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...advprsum ; nee me, qui c*tera, ylncrt Impetus, et rapido contrariui cvehor orbi." It is to be regretted sovereignty upon ner treat her as their prototypes 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 and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...contrarius cvehor orbi." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our lime, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...are a perfect field of cloth of gold. ' The style is stifl", with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise Lost has he ever risen...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...to be regretted,' says a modern critic, 'that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, bf so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth oí gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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A Course of English Reading: Adapted to Every Taste and Capacity : with ...

James Pycroft - Best books - 1854 - 313 pages
...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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...adversum; nee me, qui cetera, vincil Impetus, et rápido contrarius i'vchur urbi." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As composions, they deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...eminent critic eulogizes the prose writing of Milton in the following terms : — "As compositions, ihey deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become...with which the finest declamations of Burke sink into insiguificance. They are a perfect field of a cloth of gold. The style is stiff, with gorgeous embroidery....
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...of his sentences. Yet a recent critic in the Edinburgh Review remarks, that ' it is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time,...style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in tha earlier books of Paradise Lost has he ever risen higher, than in those parts of his controversial...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...advereum ; nee me, qui cetera, vinclt Impetus, el rápido contrarius evehor orbi." It is to be regretted hem must, in his individual capacity, do what he can...We should say the same of government. Government is declamationsof Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style...
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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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