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Poems - Page 20
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body Asserted and Defended: In ...

Robert Wharton Landis - Resurrection - 1846 - 379 pages
...upon me, that by labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined by the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave...written to after-times, as they should not willingly let die."* Surely the self-confidence in these two passages is the same; only that Milton employs the word...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 78

1846
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1846
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...the Alps, 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...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volumes 1-2

James Thorne - Thames River (England) - 1847
...Government'), "an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which 1 take to be my portion in this life), joined with the...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written as they should not willingly let it die." It was no trifling task, he knew, to add one more poem fit...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...he, ' I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature,' he might ' leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die.' From Florence he went to Sienna, and from Sienna to Rome, where he was again received with kindness...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and in'tense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 22

Literature - 1856
...duties of the Muse. " 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 they would not willingly let die, a. work not to be raised from the heat of youth or...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 26

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1849
...thus far to assent * * to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life),...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die." • Great and varied talents, which would singly...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1849
...He wrote from an "inward prompting which," says he, "grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let die. These thoughts at once possessed me ; and these...
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