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" ... up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary or... "
Demosthenes - Page xxi
by Demosthenes - 1859 - 572 pages
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - Bible - 1850 - 598 pages
...experience, being an early riser, as we learn from his Apology for Snuctymnut : '• My morning haunts are where they should be, at home, not sleeping or concocting...devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary,...
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Success in Life: The Lawyer

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Judges - 1850 - 188 pages
...irregular feast, but up and stirring ; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labor or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read till the attention be weary, or memory have its full freight...
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Self-education

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1851 - 220 pages
...self-education. Thus he says to us, in his apology for his early life and writings, " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier ; to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 30

1851 - 508 pages
...pleasantly his own brief account of his habit of early rising reads! — " Those morning haunts ar# where they should be, at home ; not sleeping or concocting...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary or memory have its full fraught...
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Compitum; or, The meeting of the ways at the Catholic Church [by K.H. Digby].

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1851 - 494 pages
...t Hist. iii. J De Contemptu Mundi, ii. 18. De Finibus, ii. 20. y Ovid. Met. xi. 605. H D. ia 3. they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - Architects - 1852 - 500 pages
...irregular feast, but up and stirring. In winter often ere the sound of any bell awakes men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852 - 470 pages
...irregular feast, but up and stirring in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awaken men to labour or devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or pause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or the memory have its full...
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Prose Works, Volume 5

John Milton - 1853 - 544 pages
...irregular feast, hut up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour and devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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The Prose Works ...: A posthumous treatise on the Christian doctrine ... Tr ...

John Milton - 1853 - 540 pages
...irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour and devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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The prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 5

John [prose] Milton - 1853 - 534 pages
...irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour and devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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