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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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Life and Times of John Milton

William Carlos Martyn - Great Britain - 1866 - 328 pages
...labor," which he took to be the portion of his life, he might be' the instrument of some good, and "perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let it die." His chief aim was, as he has himself said, to be "an interpreter and relater of the best and sagest...
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Criticism on Milton's Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1868 - 184 pages
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in ' this life) joyn'd with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possest me, and these other. That if 7 were certain to write as men buy Leases,...
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Toxophilus

Roger Ascham - Archery - 1868 - 372 pages
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in . this life) joyn'd with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possest me, and these other. That if / were certain to write as men buy Leases,...
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John Milton and His Times: An Historical Novel

Max Ring - Great Britain - 1868 - 330 pages
...to be my portion in this life, joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave some so written to 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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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 474 pages
...fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him. The Reason of Church Government. Book ii. By labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. The Reason of Church Government. Book ii. Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1869 - 548 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...to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die."—MILTON. Nor can his wish be unfulfilled. Calumniated in his lifetime and writing what few would...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 306 pages
...He said at this time, that he "cared not how late he came into life, only that he came fit," and " perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let it die." In 1637 be lost his good mother, a woman of rare talents and virtues, and, without her saintly presence,...
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Singers and Songs of the Church: Being Biographical Sketches of the Hymn ...

Josiah Miller - Bible - 1869 - 656 pages
...others, whose expressions of homage for his genius strengthened within him the inward prompting that he ' might perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die.' On his return he supplemented his scanty resources by the proceeds of a school, in which he instructed...
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Singers and Songs of the Church: Being Biographical Sketches of the Hymn ...

Josiah Miller - Bible - 1869 - 668 pages
...others, whose expressions of homage for his genius strengthened within him the inward prompting that he ' might perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die.' On his return he supplemented his scanty resources by the proceeds of a school, in which he instructed...
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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 2

John Milton - 1870 - 352 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. That if I were certain to Write as men buy leases,...
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