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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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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836 - 336 pages
...and more colleeted glory. The "inward prompting" never abandoned him — "that by labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life.)...written to after-times as they should not willingly let die." He entered Cambridge, but the barren system of University teaching oflended him, and he quitted...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836 - 380 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. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other to fix all the industry and art I could unite...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836 - 390 pages
...study, lwhich I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, l might perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die." He entered Cambridge, but the barren system of University teaching offended him, and he quitted...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1837 - 380 pages
...friends here at home, and not less 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. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other to fix all the industry and art I could unite...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837 - 752 pages
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " thrown on this inquiry, by the following letter from Seeker, only serves to show a It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a loftv and steady...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837 - 652 pages
...which it was my youthful ambition ' to be for ever known,' and part whereof I dare believe has been ' so written to aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die,' it appeared proper that this poem, through which the author had been first made known to the public,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1839 - 60 pages
...I hegan 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...they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON. Page 12, col. 2, line 46. . . . 'twas at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied....
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839 - 538 pages
...the inward prompting that by labor and intense study, joined with the strong propensity of nature, he might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let die," — all — not less than his immortal epic — show his deep conviction that the highest aim...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 522 pages
...says he, *I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature,' he might * leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die.' It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 8

1843 - 582 pages
...to embody and embellish the ideal he had conceived. In his own simple language, he says, '•! felt an inward prompting, which now grew daily upon me,...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die." Such was the language of Milton's youth, but it was not till forty years had elapsed that his early...
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