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" ... is so sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 19
1824
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...the chief cause why sects and schisms do so much abound, and true knowledge is kept at a distance. When the cheerfulness of the people is so 'sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewithal to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare and to bestow upon the solidest...
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The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at ..., Volume 2

Freedom of the press - 1813
...purify the lips of whom he pleases. " When the cheerfulness of " the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly " up, as that it has not only wherewith...but to spare, and " to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points " of controversy and new invention, it betokens us ** not degenerated nor drooping...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for ..., Volume 22

Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1817
...purify the lips of whom he pleases. — " When the cheerfulness of the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewith...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimes! points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated nor drooping to a...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...and suttlety1, it argues in what good plight and constitution the Body is ; so when the cherfulnesse of the People is so sprightly up, as that it has,...not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and 9 Who when Rome wot nigh besieg'd by Hanibal, being in the City, bought that peece of ground at no...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...constitution the body is; so when the cheerfulness of tlia people is so sprightly up as that it baa not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...is fresh, the spirits pure and vigorous, not only to vital but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of wit and...freedom and safety, but to spare and to bestow upon the solid and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping...
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The retrospective review, Volume 9

1824
...is fresh, the spirits pure and vigorous, not only to vital but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of wit and...sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewith to fuard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare, and to estow upon the solidest and the sublimest...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...is fresh, the spirits pure and vigorous, not only to vital, but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of wit and...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...is fresh, the spirits pure and vigorous, not only to vital, but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of wit and...cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly up as that it his not only wherewith to guarjl ggjiits own freednrn .and safpty, but to spare, and to bestow upon...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...the spirits pure and vigorous, not only to vital but to rational faculties, and those in the accutest and the pertest operations of wit and subtlety, it...constitution the body is; so when the cheerfulness of tlie people is so sprightly up as that it has not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and...
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