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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...the taste of virtuous documents harsh and sour. * * Neither do I think it shame to covenant with my knowing reader, that for some few years yet, I may...youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at wasto from the pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite ; nor to be obtained...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - English poetry - 1860
...poet's office, Milton went on in a prophetic mood to covenant for the production, after some years, of a work "not to be raised from the heat of youth or the vapours of wine, like that which flowa at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist or the trencherfury of a rhyming parasite, —...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...years yet, I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted (an heroic poem), as being a work not to be raised from the heat of...of wine ; like that which flows at waste from the the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher-fury of a rhyming parasite; not to be obtained by...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...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...or the vapours of wine ; like that which flows at * Assemblies of the people. GOD'S HELP FOR GOD'S WORK. 51 waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist,...
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A Manual of English Literature, and of the History of the English Language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can flourish. !N either 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 tho payment of what I am now indebted ; as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth or...
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Skirmishes and Sketches

Gail Hamilton, Mary Abigail Dodge - American essays - 1865 - 447 pages
...something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for...work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapors of wine ; . . . . but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance...
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skirmishes and sketches

gail hamilton - 1865
...something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for...work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapors of wine ; . . . . but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...the taste of virtuous documents harsh and sour. * * Neither do I think it shame to covenant with my knowing reader, that for some few years yet, I may go on trust with him inward the payment of what I am now indebted ; as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth,...
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American Presbyterian Review, Volume 3; Volume 9

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1865
...and action. In speaking once of the great life-poem which he hoped ere long to begin, 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 amourist, or the trencher...
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Treasures from the Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - 1866 - 486 pages
...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...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 amourist, or the trencher...
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