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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 - Page 403
by John Milton - 1806
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A First Sketch of English Literature, Part 3

Henry Morley - English literature - 1873 - 914 pages
...Sicily to Greece when, as he wrote afterwards in his " Second Defence of the People of England," " 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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Milton. Areopagitica, ed. with intr. and notes by J.W. Hales

John Milton - 1874
...the dearest hopes of his youth to visit this Athens in the body, but ' 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 abroad while my fellow-citizens were fighting for...
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The Civil Service Handbook of English Literature: For the Use of Candidates ...

Austin Dobson - Authors, English - 1874 - 332 pages
...Leonora Baroni. But the disturbances at home abridged his wanderings. ' 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 Law of Literature: Reviewing the Laws of Literary Property in ..., Volume 2

Appleton Morgan - Contempt of court - 1875 - 840 pages
...the dearest hopes of his youth to visit this Athens in the body, but " 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 traveling abroad while my fellow-citizens were fighting for liberty...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - Teaching - 1876 - 528 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 traveling for amusement abroad, while my fellow citizens were...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 506 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 u* u my fellow-citizens...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 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 14* B my fellow-citizens...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1877 - 554 pages
...doing, because I had spoken with so little reserve on matters of religion. When 1 was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence which I received of the civil commotior.s in England made me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement...
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The Western, Volume 4

1878 - 832 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 traveling for amusement abroad while my fellow-citizens were...
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The Civil service handbook of English literature

Henry Austin Dobson - 1880 - 348 pages
...Leonora Baroni. But the disturbances at home abridged his wanderings. ' When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence...received of the civil commotions in England made me alter mypurpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow-citizens were...
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