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" Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach... "
Henry J. Raymond and the New York press, for thirty years: progress of ... - Page 475
by Augustus Maverick - 1870 - 501 pages
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Monarchy - 1805
...and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governours. A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing spirit, acute to invent, suttle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...commons of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any .point the highest that human capacity...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 26

Religion - 1848
...Hamilton may he truly applied the well-known description given by Milton of the English people ' A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to invent, subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...Commons of " England ! consider what Nation it is whereof ye are and " whereof ye are the Governors: a Nation not slow and dull, " but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit; acute to iu" vent, subtle and sinewy to discourse ; not beneath the reach " of any point the highest that human...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...writers of all ages, and especially in our own country ; " a nation," as Milton has described it, " not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to." We are not sufficiently dogmatical to believe that our peculiar notions should regulate all the rest...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...PEOPLE. " Lords and Commons of England, consider what a Nation it is whereof ye are the Governors : a Nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, suttle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...Commons of England, consider what a Nation it is whereof ye are the Governors: a Nation not slow'and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, suttle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any, point the highest that human capacity...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1824
...writers of all ages, and especially in our own country ; " a nation," as Milton has described it, " not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to." We are not sufficiently dogmatical to believe that our peculiar notions should regulate all the rest...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors; a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious,...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to. Therefore the studies of learning in her deepest sciences have been so ancient, and so eminent among...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 12

Great Britain. Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard - Great Britain - 1825
...rulers, said, " Lords and Commons of England ! consider what nation it is whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious,...point, the highest that human capacity can soar to." Such a nation did he (lord L.) think Ireland was. He besought the House to remember, that over this...
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