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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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The Modern Review, Volume 2

Richard Acland Armstrong - Religion - 1881
...the sole object of his life? In his " Defensio Secunda," he says : — 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 Modern review, a quarterly magazine (ed. by R.A. Armstrong)., Volume 1

Richard Acland Armstrong - 1881
...the sole object of his life? In his " Defensio Secunda," he says : — 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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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1882
...which induced him to abandon his intention of prosecuting his travels : "When I was preparing to pau 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 Story of English Literature

Anna Buckland - English literature - 1882 - 552 pages
...thoughts and noblest feeling put at all times into action. So now "the melancholy intelligence," he says, "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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English Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - English prose literature - 1889 - 464 pages
...but, Milton wrote, in his " Second Defence of the People of England," " 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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English Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - English prose literature - 1889 - 468 pages
...but, Milton wrote, in his " Second Defence of the People of England," " When I was preparing to pass over into Sicily and Greece, the melancholy intelligence which I received of the civil commotions in Englind made me alter my purpose, for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad while...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: English and Latin, Volume 1

John Milton - 1892 - 414 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...which I received of the civil commotions in England ma1ie me alter my purpose ; for I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while my fellow...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: Books I and II

John Milton - 1896 - 226 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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Paradise Lost, Books 1-2

John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
...doing, because 1 hail 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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 406 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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