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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 Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847 - 604 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.' From Florence he went to Sienna, and from Sienna to Rome, where he was again received with kindness...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - Essays - 1848 - 566 pages
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and in'tense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...aftertimes, 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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John Milton: A Biography. Especially Designed to Exhibit the Ecclesiastical ...

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 410 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,)...aftertimes, 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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John Milton: A Biography

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 272 pages
...inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study, (which I take to he my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity...aftertimes, 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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Paradise Lost

John Milton - Authors, English - 1851 - 428 pages
...inward prompting, whieh now grew daily ' upon me, that with labour and intense study (whieh I take to.be my portion in this life), joined with the strong propensity...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. "These thoughts at onee possessed me; and these other, that if I were eertain to write as men buy leases,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1851 - 328 pages
...the greatness of their young admirers ? Page 196, line 1. study, (which I take to be my portion iu this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature,...to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die.—MILTON. Nor can his Wish be unfulfilled. Calumniated in his life-time and writing what few would...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 594 pages
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life), joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave...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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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 522 pages
...I began thug 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. 64, 1. 8. . . . 'twas at matin-timt Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied. Boccacio fell...
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The North British review

1852 - 636 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,)...written to after-times as they should not willingly let die. " These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other — that, if I were certain to write, as...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852 - 472 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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