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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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John Milton: A Biography

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 272 pages
...within ; all these things with a solid and treatable smoothness to paint out and describe. * * * * 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 pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher...
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The works of John Milton in verse and prose, with a life of the ..., Volume 3

John Mitford - 1851 - 544 pages
...doe I think it mame to covnant with any knowing reader, that for fome few yeers yet I may go on truft with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be rays'd from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, 'like that which flows at waft from the pen...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - Authors, English - 1851 - 428 pages
...of the " Reformation of Chureh Government," in 1641 : — "Neither do I think it shame to eovenant with any knowing reader, that 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 bo raised from the heat of youth,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 594 pages
...of prelacy, under whose inquisitorions and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can nourish. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work...
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London in Modern Times, or, Sketches of the great metropolis during the last ...

London - London (England) - 1851 - 196 pages
...and public civility, to allay the perturbation of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame Memory and her syren daughters, but by...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 454 pages
...there ought no regard be sooner had than to God's glory by the honour and instruction of my country 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 pen of some vulgar amorist, or the trencher-fury...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852 - 470 pages
...prepared himself for the task he has left on record, while the project was yet but in embryo.—" I do not think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader,...with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted (an heroic poem,) as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine;...
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Lights and Shadows of Artist Life and Character

James Smith - Art - 1853 - 444 pages
...their acceptance. " For some few years to come," he says, " I may go on trust with the reader, towards the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a...work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853 - 714 pages
...under whose inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can nourish. Neither do 1 think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust witli him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853 - 582 pages
...he proceeds to give a promise of the " Paradise Lost," twenty years before he actually wrote it. " Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader, that, for some few years yet, I may goon trust with him, toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised...
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