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" I began thus far to assent both to them and divers of my friends here at home ; and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in- this life, joined with the strong propensity... "
Poems - Page 20
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " thrown on this inquiry, by the following letter from Seeker, only serves to show a It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a loftv and steady...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...which it was my youthful ambition ' to be for ever known,' and part whereof I dare believe has been ' so written to aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die,' it appeared proper that this poem, through which the author had been first made known to the public,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1838 - 313 pages
...troubles in England, he thought it proper to hasten home. 104 Page 73, line 18. And MILTON'S self, I began thus far to assent ... to an inward prompting which...should not willingly let it die. — MILTON. Page 75, line 15. . . . 'twas at matin-time. Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio fell...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1839 - 495 pages
...self. I began thus far to assent ... to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in...nature, I might perhaps leave something, so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die — MILTON Note 14, page 13, col. 1. *t WHS at...
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839
...the inward prompting that by labor and intense study, joined with the strong propensity of nature, he might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let die," — all — not less than his immortal epic — show his deep conviction that the highest aim...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...says he, *I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature,' he might * leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die.' It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1840
...daily upon me, that, by labor and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave something, so written, to after times, as that they should not willingly let it die." Such was the divine vision, that burst...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...upon me, that with lahour and intense study, (which I take to he my portion in this life) joined with strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as that they should not willingly let it die. For which cause (and not only for that I...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 36

1842
...daily upon me that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave something so written to after-times, as that they should not willingly let it die." " The accomplishment of these intentions lies not hut in...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 316 pages
...them, and foreseen the greatness of their young admirers ? P. 89, 1. 20. And MILTON'S self I began thus far to assent ... to an inward prompting which...they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON. P. 91, 1. 21. . . . "/irus at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio...
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