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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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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 2

William Cooke Taylor - Civilization - 1841
...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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Notes of a Tour in the Manufacturing Districts of Lancashire: In a Series of ...

William Cooke Taylor - Factory system - 1842 - 299 pages
...Commons of England ! consider what 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 towaidly and pregnant soil, but wise and faithful labourers, to make a knowing...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volume 1

1842
...imitated in Great Britain; « a Nation, » to use the magnificent language of England's great Poet, « not slow and dull, but of a quick, « ingenious, and...point the « highest that human capacity can soar to. Therefore the « studies of learning in her deepest sciences have been so an« cient and so eminent...
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Notes of a Tour in the Manufacturing Districts of Lancashire: In a Series of ...

William Cooke Taylor - Factory system - 1842 - 299 pages
...Commons of England ! consider what " it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the govern" ors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick , " ingenious, and piercing spirit : acute to invent, sub" tie and sinewy to discourse ; not benenth the reach " of any point the highest that human capacity...
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The English Journal of Education: Specially Designed as a Medium of ...

1843
...Lords and Commons of England 1 consider what a nation it is whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and 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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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CRITICAL JOURNAL FOR JULY, 1844....OCTOBER, 1844

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS - 1844
...of England, consider what * nation whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors ; — a ' nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and...beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capa' city can soar to. What wants there to such a towardly and ' pregnant soil, but wise and faithful...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 80

1844
...of England, consider what 4 nation whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors ; — a ' nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and...beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capa' city can soar to. What wants there to such a towardly and ' pregnant soil, but wise and faithful...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...not slow and dulf7T>ut~oT a 'quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to invent, subtile aijd sinewy "to discourse, not beneath the reach of any...point the highest that human capacity .can soar to. Tbaccfi^re the studies of learning in her deepest sciences have been so ancient, and so eminent among...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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 spirit ; acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to....
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...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, subfile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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