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" ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life), joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times as they should... "
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...he, ' I take to be my portion tn this ; life, joined with a strong propensity of nature,' he might ' leave something so written to after-. ' times, as they should not willingly let n die.' il appears in all his writmgs, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, 1 might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 1

John Black - 1810
...daily upon" him, " that, by labour and intense study, joined with the strong propensity of nature," he " might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die." The taste of the age, the example of his father, his own inclination, and the boldness of...
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Human life: a poem

Samuel Rogers - 1819 - 96 pages
...study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. MILTON. NOTE 1. Page 29, line 1. 'twas at matin-time Love and Devotion are said to be nearly...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1822 - 319 pages
...study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. MILTON. P. 81, 1. 17. '(teas at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied....
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton, Francis Jenks - 1826
...study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I mifht perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. These thoughts at once possessed me, and these other ; that if I were certain to write as men...
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The Southern Review, Volume 3

1829
...study, which I- take to be my portion in this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die!" We are not ashamed to say, that in contemplating this and similar examples, we are not sanguine...
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