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" Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 18
1824
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Curiosities of Literature, by I. D'Israeli ... illustrated by Bolton Corney ...

Bolton CORNEY - 1838 - 256 pages
...to abroad. I bore in remembrance that Milton, at no auspicious period, had described our nation as " not beneath the reach of any point, the highest that human capacity can soar to ;" and could not but feel astonished at an attempt to estimate the intellectual spirit of the time...
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Curiosities of Literature by L. D'Israeli ...

Bolton Corney - Literature - 1838 - 256 pages
...to abroad. I bore in remembrance that Milton, at IO auspicious period, had described our nation as " not beneath the reach of any point, the highest that human capacity can soar to ;" and could not but feel astonished at an attempt to estimate the intellectual spirit of the time...
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Curiosities of Literature, by I. Disraeli

English literature - 1838 - 256 pages
...to abroad. I bore in remembrance that Milton, at no auspicious period, had described our nation as " not beneath the reach of any point, the highest that human capacity can soar to ;" and could not but feel astonished at an attempt to estimate the intellectual spirit of the time...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing...point the highest that human capacity can soar to. Therefore the studies of learning in her deepest sciences have been so ancient and so eminent among...
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On National Education

Sarah Austin - Education - 1839 - 162 pages
...and Commons of England ! consider what nation ye are of, and whereof ye are the governors. A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to. . What could a man require from such a nation, so pliant and so prone to seek after knowledge ? What...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature ..., Volumes 9-10

Science - 1830
...•whereof ye are the governors. A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and discerning spirit ; acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse...point the highest that human capacity can soar to. What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soil but wise and faithful labourers, to make a knowing...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...of England ! consider what a nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors: a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to. What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soil, but wise and faithful labourers to make a knowing...
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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - Church and state - 1840 - 470 pages
...of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are and whereof ye are the governors ; a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to. Therefore the studies of learning, in her deepest sciences, have been so ancient * System.— Eds....
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volume 3

Henry William Herbert - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 pages
...And wherefore, I would ask you, not ? Consider what we are, and have been—' a nation, not slow nor dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volumes 1-3

Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 pages
...And wherefore, I would ask you, not? Consider what we are, and have been — ' a nation, not slow nor dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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