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" I was confirmed in this opinion, that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing... "
Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ... - Page 189
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...would not be frustrated of bis hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem, that is, a composition and pattern of...best and honourablest things, not presuming to sing the high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he has in himself the experience and the practice...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be u true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of...honourablest things ; not presuming to sing high praises of hertiic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and the practice of all that...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem ; that is. a composition and pattern of the honourablest things; not presuming to sing high praises...the experience and the practice of all that which is praise worthy." In reply to the absurd charge of his leading a dissolute life, he gives an engaging...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...would not be frustrated of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem, that is, a composition and pattern of...best and honourablest things, not presuming to sing the high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he has in himself the experience and the practice...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things ought himself to be a true poem, that is, a composition and pattern of...reasonings, together with a certain niceness of nature, and honest haughtiness, and self-esteem even then of what I was or what I might be (which let envy...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1822 - 490 pages
...would not be frustrated of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem, that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorablest things, not presuming to sing the high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of the best and most honourable tilings ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...; that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing of high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless...the experience and the practice of all that which is praise worthy.' Vol. I. p. 224. We learn from his works, that he used his multifarious reading to build...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem; that is, a composition and pattern of...best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing of high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless be have in himself the experience and the practice...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...would not be frustrate of his hope to writ* well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorablest things ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he have...
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