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" I shall detain you now no longer in the demonstration of what we should not do, but straight conduct you to a hill-side, where I will point you out the right path of a virtuous and noble education; laborious indeed at the first ascent, but else so smooth,... "
Russell's Magazine - Page 53
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Poems on several occasions: and two critical essays; viz., the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Say - Versification - 1745 - 174 pages
...Laborious, indeed, at the Firft Afcent, but elfe " S5 Smo5th, So Green, S5 Full of Goodly Profpedt and melodious " Sounds on every Side, that the Harp of ORPHEUS was not m5re " charming." A very agreeable Clofe, if the Ear itfelf may be the Judge. | Nor did the Ancient...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...Milton, in his Treatise on Education. " We shall conduct you " to a hill-side, laborious, indeed, at the first " ascent ; but else so smooth, so green,...that the harp of Orpheus was not " more charming." Every thing in this sentence conspires to render it harmonious. The words are well chosen ; laborious,...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...following from Milton's Treatise on Education : " We shall conduct you to a hill-side, laborious indeed, at the first ascent; but else so smooth, so green, so...side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming." Every thing in this sentence conspires to promote the harmony. The word* are well chosen ; full of...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...education; laborious, indeed, at the first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming. I doubt not but ye shall have mbre adoe to drive our dullest and laziest youth, our stocks and stubs...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...hill-side, where I will point ye out the right path of a virtuous and noble education; laborious, indeed, at the first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming. I doubt...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...Milton, in his Treatise on Education : " We shall conduct you to " a hill-side, laborious, indeed, at the first ascent ; but else, so' ** smooth, so green,...that the harp of Orpheus was not more " charming." Every thing in this sentence conspires to promote the Harmony. The words are happily chosen ; full...
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English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1807 - 277 pages
...Treatise on Education : " We shall conduct you to a hill side, laborious indeed, at the first assent ; but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospects,...every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charwing." Every thing in this sentence conspires to promote the harmony. The words are well chosen...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...following from Milton : " We shall conduct you to a hill« side, laborious iadeed at thevfirst asceirt ; but else, so \. « smooth, so green, so full of goodly....-" melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Or" pheus was not more charming." Every thing in this sentence conspires to rentier it harmonious....
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...melody's suffering. For, let us observe, how finely the members of the period - swell one above another. " So smooth, so green," — " so full of goodly prospects, — and melodious sounds on every side;" — till the ear, prepared by this gradual rise, is conducted to that full close on which it reits...
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English grammar: adapted to the different classes of learners, with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 308 pages
...from Milton's Treatise on Education : " We shall- conduct you to a hill-side, laborious indeed, at the first ascent; but else so. smooth, so green, so...side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming." Every thing in this sentence conspires to promote the harmony. The words are well chosen ; full of...
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