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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
...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
...dull, but of. a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, suttle and sinewy to discours, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to3. Therefore the studies of Learning in her deepest Sciences have bin so ancient, and so eminent...
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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
...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
...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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