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" ... that by 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: With a Biographical Sketch and ... - Page 207
by Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - Great Britain - 1825 - 302 pages
...hopes, that " by labour and intense study, joined to a strong propensity of nature, he may be able to leave something so written, to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let die. This," says he, " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich...
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Some account of the life and writings of John Milton

Henry John Todd - 1826 - 458 pages
...Par. Regained, B. iv. 435. which in his youth grew daily upon him, that by labour and intense study he might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die ;" the very anticipation, which he had z before communicated to Deodati, that he was meditating an...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826 - 484 pages
...Par. Regained, B. iv. 435. which in his youth grew daily upon him, that by labour and intense study he might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die ;" the very anticipation, which he had z before communicated to Deodati, that he was meditating an...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1826 - 570 pages
...apart and dedicated to " the serious and hearty love of truth ;" undertaking his great design, to " leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die," with " devout prayer to that' Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge ;" and...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 430 pages
...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.' It appears in all his writings that he had" the usual concomitant of great ahilities, a lofty and steady...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 1

Monthly literary register - 1826 - 680 pages
...was long chusing and began late ;" living in the hope that " by labour and intense study" he might leave something so written to aftertimes, " as they should not willingly let it die." Can it be supposed that, possessing this intention, lie failed to consult every work within his reach...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 320 pages
...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...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. MILTON. P. 75, 1. 21. . . . '/was at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio fell...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 436 pages
...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...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. MILTON. P. 75, 1. 21. . . . 'tii.ii.'. at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1834 - 330 pages
...study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, 1 might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. MILTON. P. 75,1. 21. . . . 'twas at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio fell...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 1044 pages
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense ants have done before, and many conscientious men...a sure foundation, and not with a riddling covenan These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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