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" Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 94
1840
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The Monthly Review

1805
...irregular feast, but up and stirring, m wmter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first arises, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till attention be weary,...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...be, at home; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up, and stirring; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to read...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

Youth's instructor - 1830
...irregular feast, but up and stirring ; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awakes men to labour or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...Smectymnuus, " that he was up and stirring, in winter ' often ere the sound of any bell ' awake men to labour, or to ' devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird...rouses, ' or not much tardier, to read ' good authors, &c :" and few minds, I believe, but such as are innocent and unstained with guilty pleasures have any...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1871
...and great men need scarcely be adduced. John Milton writes of himself that he was at his studies " in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...truth of what he says of himself in his Apology for Smectymnuus, " that he wa's ' up and stirring, in winter ' often ere the sound of any bell ' awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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Letters on the Importance, Duty, and Advantages of Early Rising: Addressed ...

Alfred Cecil Buckland - Conduct of life - 1825 - 218 pages
...irregular feast, but up, and stirring; in winter, often ere the sound of any bs\\ awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that...read good authors, or cause them to be read ; till attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught; then with useful and generous labours, preserving...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - Bible - 1825 - 711 pages
...be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or devotion; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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