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" Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 281
1866
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...whose inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can nourish. Neither do 1 think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust witli him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853
...promise of the " Paradise Lost," twenty years before he actually wrote it. " Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that, for some few years yet, I may goon trust with him, toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1854
...sacred devotion to art, literature, and religion, which consecrated the Muse of Milton when it attempted a work " not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapors of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...extend. Neither do I think k ahaan* ••> covenant with any knowing reader, tlinl for suiur few yean » I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I is. now indebted, M being a work not to ba raised from UK he*: . youth or the vapours of wine : like...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 pages
...in his second book of the " Reformation of Church Government," in 1641 :— "Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him towards the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to bo raised from tho heat of youth,...
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Poems

Mrs. Hemans - Poetry - 1855 - 347 pages
...her, of an ambition of the highest order — a deep religious principle — no more than Milton's ' to be raised from the heat of youth or the vapours of wine;' 'nor to be obtained by the invocation of Dame Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1856
...inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can flourish. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for...yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of whom I am now indebted, 'as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...promise of the •• Paradise Lost," twenty years before be actually wrote it. " Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that, for some few years yet, I may goon trust with him, toward the payment of what 1 am now indebted, as being « work not to be raised...
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Educational Essays

Edward Thomson - Education - 1856 - 412 pages
...round " As one great furnace flamed." Intimating his purpose to write- his great poem, he says it is a work "not to be raised from the heat of youth or the vapors of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can flourish. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust with T,itn toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat...
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