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" I began thus far to assent both to them and divers of my friends here at 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), joined with the strong propensity... "
Paradise Lost ... - Page xxviii
by John Milton - 1918
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...thus far to assent ... to 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),...aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die. — Milton. Nor can his wish be unfulfilled. Calumniated in his lifetime and writing what few would...
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Life of Milton

David Masson - 1860 - 267 pages
...at home, and not less to 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),...aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die." His aspirations had even taken a certain determinate direction as regarded the work on which he was...
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Milton's Comus, with explanatory notes, and Life of Milton. [2 pt. The title ...

John Milton - 1860 - 118 pages
...which I take to be my portion in this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I hope to leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die." And he promises to undertake something, he knows not yet what, that may be of use and honour to his...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: With a Memoir of the Author, Volume 1

Robert Southey, Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1860
...which it was my youthful ambition " to be for ever known," and part whereof I dare believe has been " so written to after-times as they should not willingly let it die," it appeared proper that this poem, through which the author had been first made known to the public two...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour HE RESOLVES TO WRITE AN ENGLISH EPIC. 47 and intense study (which I take to be my portion in...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other : that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...portion in this life,) joined with the 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, that after I had for my first years, by the ceaseless diligence and care of...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...his garland and singing robes about him. The Reason of Church Government. Book H. By labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life)...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. The Reason of Church Government. Book ii. Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...less to an inward prompting, which now grew daily upon me, that with labor and intense study, (which 1 take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me; and these other, that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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Treasures from the prose writings of John Milton

John Milton - History - 1866 - 486 pages
...friends here at home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study, (which I take to be my portion...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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TREASURES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF JOHN MILTON

1866
...friends here at home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study, (which I take to be my portion...after-times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men buy leases,...
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