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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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 352 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...they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON. P. 91, 1. 21. . . . "/irus at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccaccio...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...grew daily upon me, that, by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life), I might, perhaps, leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die."—Preface to the Second Book of Church Government. A noble purpose truly, and so fulfilled in...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1843 - 506 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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Littell's Living Age, Volume 125

Literature - 1875 - 860 pages
...friends here at home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grows daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in...after-times as they should not willingly let it die." These words were published in 1641, when Milton was thirty-two, but there is no doubt that the project,...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844 - 270 pages
...less to an inward prompting, which VOL. in. H now grew daily upon me, that with labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life)...written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let die. " These thoughts at once possessed me; and these other, that if I were certain to write as men...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 510 pages
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...after-times as they should not willingly let it die. The accomplishment of these intentions, which have lived within me ever since I could conceive myself...
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The Doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body Asserted and Defended: In ...

Robert Wharton Landis - Resurrection - 1846 - 404 pages
...upon me, that by labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined by the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave...written to after-times, as they should not willingly let die."* Surely the self-confidence in these two passages is the same; only that Milton employs the word...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 78

English literature - 1846 - 614 pages
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 78

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1846 - 606 pages
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847 - 616 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...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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