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" I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite ; nor to be obtained by the invocation... "
The English Poets - Page 301
by Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
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Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost

Jonathan Richardson - Literary Criticism - 1734 - 546 pages
...from the Pen of fome Vulgar Amortft, or the Trencher-Fury of a Riming Parafite ; nor to be obtain d by the Invocation of Dame Memory, and her Siren Daughters,...who can enrich with all Utterance and Knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim with the hallow' d Fire of his Altar to Touch and Purify the Lips of whom he...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton

John Milton - 1750
...Englilh language, he fays, " It was not to be obtained «' by the invocation of Dame Me• • mory and her Siren daughters, •- but by devout prayer...Spirit who can enrich ••' with all utterance and know'• ledge, and fends out his Sera" phim, with the hallow 'd fire of " his altar, to touch and...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763
...Church government, fpeaking of his defign of writing a poem in theEnglilh language, he &ys, " It was not to be obtained by the invocation of Dame Memory and...who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hallow'd fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1779
...that Eternal Spirit that can * '."(. " enrich ^enrich with all utterance and know•' ledge, and fends out his Seraphim " with the hallowed fire of his altar, to "touch and purify the lips of whom " he pleafes. To this muft be added, " induftrious and fclect reading, fteady " obfervation, and infight...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1787
...devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can en" rich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out " his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to " touch and purify the lips of whom he pleafes. To " this muft be added, induftrious and felect reading, " fleady obfervation, and infight...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...devour prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can en" rich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out " his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to " touch and purify the lips of whom he pleafes. To " this muff. be added, induflrious and felett reading, " flcady obfervation, and iniight...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit " that can enrich with all utterance and ** knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim " with the hallowed fire of his altar, to * { touch and purify the lips of whom he L 2 " pleafe?. ** pleafes. To this muft be added, induftri•* ous and fele£t reading, fteady obfervation,...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...devout prayer " to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich " with all utterance and knowledge, and fends " out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of " his altar, to touch and purify the lips of " whom he pleafes. To this muft be added, " induftrious and fekct reading, fteady obfer" vation, and infight...
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The Enquirer: Reflections on Education, Manners, and Literature. In a Series ...

William Godwin - Children - 1797 - 481 pages
...from the Pen of fome vulgar Amorifr, or the trencher fury of a riming Parafite ; nor to be obtain' d by the invocation of Dame Memory and her Siren Daughters,...eternal Spirit, who can enrich, with all utterance and knowledg, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hallow'd Fire of his Altar, to touch and purify the...
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The life of Milton. To which are added Conjectures on the origin of Paradise ...

William Hayley - 1799
...devout prayer " to that eternal fpirit , who can enrich with all " utterance and knowledge , and fends out his " Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to " touch and purify the lips of whom he pleafes; " to this mufl be added induflrious and felecl " reading , fteady obfervation , infight into...
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