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" ... labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in- this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. "
THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF SAMUEL ROGERS - Page 207
by EPES SARGENT - 1854
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1840
...accomplished ? Hear the answer in the words of one of the noblest of the sons of men. " An inward prompting grew 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,...
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The Desire of Reputation: An Address, Before the Phoenix and Union Societies ...

Albert Barnes - Honor - 1841 - 36 pages
...times, when he uttered this sentiment: " I began to assent to my friends here at home, and not less 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) joined with the strongest propensity...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 36

1842
...remarks of Milton should be borne in mind : " An inward prompting grew 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...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 316 pages
...was paid 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 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...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - Poetry, English - 1843 - 316 pages
...was paid them, and foreseen the greatness of their young admirers ? P. 89, l. 20. And MILTON'S self I began thus far to assent ... 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...
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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Marriage - 1843
...mankind. "I began thus far to assent both to them and to dirers of my friends at home. and not less to an Inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour mod intense stndy, f which I take to be my ponion In this life.l joined with the strong propensity...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...carried forward these things somewhat." Well might he have added in the touching words of Milton, " I began thus far to assent * * * to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 57

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1862
...which men should not willingly let die, he knew what it would cost him. It was to be " by labor atid intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life." When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for six weeks to do it ; he "put...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1845
...18. And MILTON'S self (at that thrice-honoured name Well may we glow — as men, we share his fame) I began thus far to assent ... 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...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...looked for ; 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 intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity...
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