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" Nor, though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it comported with my habit and my years. "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Interspersed with ... - Page 377
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...diminutive, when so many men illustrious hoth in peace and war have heen the same ? And how can that he called diminutive, which is great enough for every...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the sword, as long as it comported...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1845 - 586 pages
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the sword, as long as it comported...
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The prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 1

John [prose] Milton - 1848
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - Bible - 1855 - 748 pages
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...very thin, was I ever deficient in courage' or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the sword, as long as it comported...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive which is great enough for every virtuous achievement 1 Nor, though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - English literature - 1860 - 552 pages
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the sword, as long as it comported...
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Treasures from the Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - 1866 - 520 pages
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it...
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Treasures from the Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - 1866 - 486 pages
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same ? And how can that be called diminutive, which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength ; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it...
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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...what if it were diminutive, when so many men, illustrious both in peace and war, have been the same? And how can that be called diminutive which is great...though very thin, was I ever deficient in courage or in strength; and I was wont constantly to exercise myself in the use of the broadsword, as long as it...
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