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" For although a poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him, might, without apology, speak more of himself than I mean to do ; yet for me sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing... "
The Enquirer - Page 351
by William Godwin - 1823 - 412 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...although a pott,, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing rohes ahout him, might, without apology, speak more of himself than i mean to do ;" . - yet for me sitting here helow in the cool element of prose, 2 mortal thing among many readers of no empyreal conceit, to venture...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...saying so much of himself as he there does, he adds, " For although a poet, soaring in the high legion of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes...sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing among many readers of no empyreal conceit, to venture and divulge unusual things of myself,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...more reason, because with more folly, to have courteous pardon. For although a poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing...sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing among many readers, of no empyreal conceit, to venture and divulge unusual things of myself,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...more reason, because with more folly, to have courteous pardon. For although a poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing...sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing among many readers, of no empyreal conceit, to venture. and divulge unusual things of...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...more reason, because with more folly, to have courteous pardon. For although a poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing...yet for me sitting here below in the cool element of proRe, a mortal thing among many readers, of no empyreal conceit, to venture and divulge unusual things...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...because with more folly, to have courteous pardon. For although a poet, soaring in the high reason of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes...might, without apology, speak more of himself than 1 mean to do ; yet for me sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing among many...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...more reason, because with more folly, to have courteous pardon. For although a poet, soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing...sitting here below in the cool element of prose, a mortal thing among many readers, of no empyreal conceit, to venture and divulge unusual things of myself,...
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The hymns of Homer: the Batrachomyomachis; and two original poetical hymns

Homer - Greek poetry - 1818 - 200 pages
...had a deep and true feeling of what a poet is, when he appears, as Milton styles it, ' soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him.' This is conspicuously shown in his preface, notes, and dedication ; from the latter of which take the...
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The hymns of Homer; the Batrachomyomachia; and two original poetical hymns ...

Homerus - 1818
...had a deep and true feeling of what a poet is, when he appears, as Milton styles it, ' soaring in the high region of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him.' This is conspicuously shown in his preface, notes, and dedication ; from the latter of which take the...
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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
...vanis operam v consumpsisse me, quod innucre videris, looge abest, ut ** putem." Epist. Fam. " self than I mean to do ; yet for me sitting " here below in the cool element of Prose, " a mortal thing among many readers of no " empyreal conceit, to venture and divulge " unusual things of...
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