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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 116
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not no\y, and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any...the mind at home, in the spacious circuits of her musingi hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope, and hardest attempting. Whether...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain...Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model : or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...without renewed and encreafcd delight. " mTime ferves not now, and, perhaps, I might feem too profufe to give any certain account of what the mind at home, in the fpacious circuits of her mufmg, hatli liberty to propofe to herfelf, though of highell hope and hardeft...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 2

John Black - 1810
...the/ prevailing' Tasso, was the bard whom he wished to emulate. " Time serves not now," says he, " and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain...Homer, and those other two of Virgil, and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle are herein strictly...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...the tongue of his poetry, he was not yet decided with respect • Reasons of C. Govern. PW i. J20. to its subject or even to its form. " Time serves...attempting: whether that epic form, whereof the two pieces of Homer and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...mild energy, a solemn splendor of sentiment and expression peculiar to himself. " Time serves not now, and perhaps, I might seem too profuse to give any...Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any...epic form, whereof the two poems Of Homer, and those bther two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. ' Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any...Homer and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the Book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...benefit and delight of posterity. The conceptions and language are equally fine. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain...liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope, nod hardest attempting ; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...same language in this prose treatise, and in the poem. He says, in the former, that he shall give no ' certain account of what the mind at home, in the spacious...herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting;' and he opens the third book of Paradise Lost, with telling us, that he had been 'taught by the heavenly...
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