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" ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not... "
The Enquirer - Page 352
by William Godwin - 1823 - 412 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 92

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1850
...now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study, which I take to be my portion in this life, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die.' — Milton on Church Government, B. u. ' can die, but so cannot their JOTS. And if the blessed martyrs...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimcs, as they should not willing;! v let it die." f O * Although, from the example of the Italian...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so Britten to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die." ' Although, from the example of the...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...upon ra«, that by labcrar and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...upon rrte, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...upon the people, to receive at once both recreation and instruction; let them in authority consult. The thing which I had to say, and those intentions which have lived within me, ever since I could conceive myself any thing worth to my country, I return to crave...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...upon the people to receive at once both recreation and instruction ; let them in authority consult. The thing which I had to say, and those intentions which have lived within me ever since I could conceive myself any thing worth to my country, I return to crave...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps...aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die."' Although, from the example of the Italian poets and from the difficulty of asserting a place even in...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, "joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, " as they should not willingly let it die." It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 2

John Black - 1810
...daily upon me, that by, labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftevtimes, as they should not willingly let it die."t That it was the conversation, and encouragement...
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