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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ... - Pagina 398
geredigeerd door - 1847
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1800
...heat of youth, or the vapour of wine — nor to be obtained by the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal spirit,...sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his alter to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. MILTON. No species of poetry, perhaps, is more...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...country. " This," says he, " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to " that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and "...industrious and " select reading, steady observation, a"nd insight into all seemly and generous' " arts and affairs; till which in some measure be com past,...
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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1804
...heat of youth, or the vapour of wine — nor to be obtained by the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit,...altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. MILTON, No species of poetry, perhaps, is more difficult of execution than the religious ; the natural...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805
...trencher fury of a rhyming parasite ; nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal spirit,...reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed at mine own peril and cost,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...trencher fury of a rhyming parasite ; nor to be obtained Jby the invocation of dame Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal spirit,...reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be (compassed at mine own peril and cost,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...trencher fury of a rhyming parasite; nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame Memory and her siren daughters; but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases," 6 £c. We .must surely be struck with that noble and sublime spirit, which pervades these passages,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1806
..." is not to be obtained but by devout '< prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can eprich VOL. X. Y " with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out "...purify the lips of whom he pleases. " To this must rjp added, industrious and select " reading, steady observation, and insight into all " seemly and...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1806
...not to be obtained but by. devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, that can enrich with all •iterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the...whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious anrl select reading, steady observation and insight into-all seemly and generous arts and affairs,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...can flourish. NeitherdoJ 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...till which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are not loth to hazard so...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...knowing reader, that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what 1 am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised...steady observation, insight into all seemly arts and affaire ; tiU which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain...
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