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" Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted... "
Paradise Lost - Page 21
by John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826 - 484 pages
...by Milton's own words, in which he seems to promise the production of some great poetical work. " * Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing...for some few years yet I may go on trust with him towards the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth,...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1826 - 512 pages
...it shame to covenant with my knowing reader, that for some years I may go on trust with him towards the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, nor the vapours of wine, like that which flows from the pen of some vulgar Amourist, or the trencher...
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Some account of the life and writings of John Milton

Henry John Todd - 1826 - 460 pages
...by Milton's own words, in which he seems to promise the production of some great poetical work. " ' Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, thatybr some few years yet I may go on trust with him towards the payment of what I am now indebted,...
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The Friend, Volume 1

Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1829 - 432 pages
...spirit that none shall, that I dare almost aver of myself, as far as life and free leisure will extend. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few., years } et I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not-...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 148

1830 - 716 pages
...shame to covenant with my knowing reader that for some few years yet 1 may go on trusl with him towards payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heal of yomh, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist,...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 100

Early English newspapers - 1830 - 720 pages
...perhaps with a reference to this very work : — " Neither do I think it shame to covenant with my knowing reader that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him towards payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youih.or...
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Discourses, Reviews, and Miscellanies

William Ellery Channing - Christianity and religious humanism - 1830 - 630 pages
...gives intimations of his having proposed to himself a great poetical work, ' a work,' he says — ' Not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapors of wine, lik' that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834 - 364 pages
...cause them to be read till the attention be weary, or memory have its full freight. PARADISE LOST. A WORK not to be raised from the heat of youth or the vapours of wine, like that which flows from the pen of some vulgar amorist, nor to be obtained by the...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...prelaty, under whose inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery, no free and splendid wit can flourish. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing...work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine ; like that which flows at waste from the peu of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 350 pages
...thus expresses himself in his second book of the ' Reformation of Church Government, in 1641 :'— " Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing...for some few years yet I may go on trust with him towards the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth,...
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