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" ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor 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 after times, as they should not... "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 377
1875
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 63

1861
...write something 'which men should not willingly let die,' he knew what it would cost Mm. It was to be ' by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life.' When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for . six weeks to 'do it; he...
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the recreations of a country parson

1861
...something ' which men should not willingly let die/ he knew what it would cost him. It was to be ' by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life.' When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for six weeks to do it; he '...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 63

1861
...something ' which men should not willingly let die,' he knew what it would cost him. It was to be ' by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life.' When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for six weeks to do it ; he '...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...had ventured to indulge the hope that, by labour and study — "which I take," ho nobly says, "to bo my portion in this life" — joined with the strong propensity of nature, he "might perhaps leave something BO written in after-times as they 1 should not willingly let it die...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1862 - 423 pages
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life),...nature, I might, perhaps, leave something so written to after times as they should not willingly let it die." The whole context of this passage is of great...
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Leisure hours in town, by the author of The recreations of a country parson

Andrew Kennedy H. Boyd - 1862
...something ' which men should not willingly let die/ he knew what it would cost him. It was to be ' by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life.' When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for six weeks to do it ; he '...
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 536 pages
...him, he had ventured to indulge the hope that, by labour and study — "which I take," he nobly says, "to be my portion in this life " — joined with the strong propensity of nature, he " might perhaps leave something so written in after-times as they should not willingly let it die...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...home, and not less to an inward prompting, which now grew daily upon me, that with labor and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,)...strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave snniething so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. I must say, therefore,...
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A manual of English literature, and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...him, he had ventured to indulge the hope that, hy labour and study — "which I take," he nobly says, "to be my portion in this life" — joined with the strong propensity of nature, he "might perhaps leave something so written in after-times as they should not willingly let it die...
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Leisure Hours in Town

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - English essays - 1864 - 382 pages
...something ' which men should not willingly let die,' he knew what it would cost him. It was to be ' by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life.' When Mr. Dickens wrote one of his Christmas Books, he shut himself up for six weeks to do it : he '...
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