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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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Once Upon a Time, Volume 1

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1854 - 344 pages
...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, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854 - 980 pages
...extend. Neither do I think k ahaan* ••> covenant with any knowing reader, tlinl for suiur few yean I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I is. now indebted, M being a work not to ba raised from UK he*: . youth or the vapours of wine : like...
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The Governess: a repertory of female education

Governess - 1855 - 884 pages
...took to poetry as the business of his .life, and certainly he was not slothful in the business." " 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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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - Poets, English - 1855 - 512 pages
...reader, that for * /'. c. conduct, dt'iiicnir Pr., tUnifintre It. t Alluding a^ain to the Book of Sports. some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward...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-fury...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 900 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...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 tho heat of youth,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 802 pages
...the taste of virtuous documents harsh and sour. * * Neither do I think it shame to covenant with my knowing reader, that for some few years yet, I may...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...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1856 - 444 pages
...of prelacy, under whose inquisitorious and tyrannical duncery no free and splendid wit can flourish. Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing...yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of whom I am now indebted, 'as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of...
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An Outline of the History of Christian Literature

George Leopold Hurst - Christian literature - 1926 - 568 pages
...were written is shown by his words in the Reason of Church Government urged against Prelatry, 1641: 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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Areopagitica and Other Prose Writings by John Milton

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1927 - 208 pages
...prelaty, under whose inquisitorious and tyrannical duneery, 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 pen of some vulgar amourist, or the trencher...
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The Year's Work in English Studies, Volume 6

English Association - Electronic journals - 1927 - 374 pages
...Aldhelm (TLS, 24th Sept.), who points out that the famous promise in The Reason of Church Government of a ' work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine ' which ' for some few years yet ' Milton might delay is closely parallel to a passage...
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