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" I began thus far to assent both to them and divers of my 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- this life, joined with the strong propensity... "
Poems - Page 232
by Samuel Rogers - 1845
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 516 pages
...I began thus far to assent . . to an inward prompt ing which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in...nature, I might perhaps leave something, so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON Note 14, page 13, col. 1. 't was at...
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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: Collected by Himself, 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
...to them, and divers of my friends here at home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grows daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which...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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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849 - 600 pages
...far to assent * * * to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die."* Great and varied talents, which would singly...
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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 Poetry of Life

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Conduct of life - 1845 - 196 pages
...which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in thia life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after timea, as they should not willingly let it die.1' The poet then describes the high and mighty...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 404 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 something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem...
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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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