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" When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence which I received of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad while my fellow-citizens were... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Interspersed with ... - Page 399
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 350 pages
...because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. " When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellowcitizens were...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...doing, because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...the civil commotions in England, made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow citizens were...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...doing, because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...the civil commotions in England, made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. " When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 2

Robert Aspland - 1846
...prominent and powerful a champion. " I was preparing," says he, " to pass over into Sicily and Greece, when the melancholy intelligence which I received of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose : for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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The Christian Reformer, Or, Unitarian Magazine and Review, Volume 2

Unitarianism - 1846
...prominent and powerful a champion. " I was preparing," says he, " to pass over into Sicily and Greece, when the melancholy intelligence which I received of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose : for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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The prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 1

John [prose] Milton - 1848
...doing, because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 5-6

1856
...his reason for not doing so he shall state in his own noble words : " When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...the civil commotions in England, made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad when my fellow-citizens were...
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John Milton: A Biography, Especially Designed to Exhibit the Ecclesiastical ...

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 251 pages
...doing, because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...of the civil commotions in England made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 pages
...because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. " When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...the civil commotions in England, made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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