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" DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both unstained with gold or fee, And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory... "
Demosthenes - Page xxxviii
by Demosthenes - 1859 - 572 pages
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1890 - 592 pages
...sonnet to the Lady Margaret Leigh he again alludes to this great man, but without naming him : " As that dishonest victory " At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. Dionysius of Halicamassus entertained a no less lofty opinion of Isocrates. " Who," says he, " can...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 10

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1890 - 476 pages
...Persian anabasis of Alexander ; but Isocrates knew personally many officers and savans 2 in both. 1 " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." MILTON — Sonnet X. — M. 2 " Officers and savans " : — Ctesias held the latter character, Xenophon...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - Authors, English - 1892 - 654 pages
...Therefore be sure x. TO THE LADY MARGARET LEY. Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent, DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both...
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Essays on Style, Rhetoric, and Language

Thomas De Quincey - English language - 1893 - 300 pages
...knew personally many officers and savans* in both. 1 ' Panathenaikos,' XII. 10. 2 Sonnet X. : " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." 8 " Officers and savans " : — Ctesias held the latter character, Xenophon united both, in the earlier...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1896 - 754 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent : Though later born than to have known the days Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam,...
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Practical Rhetoric

John Duncan Quackenbos - English language - 1896 - 492 pages
...attributes for a wellknown name, it may give rise to exasperating confusion. Thus Milton, in a sonnet : — "That dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that Old Man Eloquent.'" The average reader, without means of investigation at hand, must remain uninformed as to the identity...
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Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members of the English Church ...

1897 - 728 pages
...will remember Milton's allusion to Isocrates — VOL. 94 (xiv. — NEW SERIES). 44 NO. 562. '. . . as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent.' Well, Demosthenes was the compatriot and contemporary of Isocrates, and, like him, involved in the...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 10

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1897 - 472 pages
...Persian anabasis of Alexander ; but Isocrates knew personally many officers and savans 2 in both. 1 " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." MILTON — Sonnet X. — M. 2 " Officers and savans " : — Ctesias held the latter character, Xenophon...
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The Shorter Poems of John Milton: Including the Two Latin Elegies and ...

John Milton - English poetry - 1898 - 362 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent, Though later born than to have known the days Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks...
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The Minor Poems of John Milton

John Milton - 1898 - 232 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. Though later born than to have known the days Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks,...
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