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" I trust hereby to make it manifest with what small willingness I endure to interrupt the pursuit of no less hopes than these, and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 354
1849
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Choix d'études sur la littérature contemporaine

Abel François Villemain - 1857 - 500 pages
...plcasing solitariness, fed with chearful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth, in the quiet and the stillair of delightful studios. On the reason of church government. indignement et stérilement...
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Choix d'études sur la litterature contemporaine

Villemain (M.) - 1857 - 490 pages
...I trust hereby to make it manifest with what small willingness, I endure to interruptthe pursuitof no less hopes than these, and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with chearful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse dispute;, put from...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany, Volume 36

1844 - 464 pages
...performed, the few scholars among the monks hurried back to their folios, " to behold the pleasant countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." We may smile .as we re30* member their childish prejudices, and often unprofitable labors. But they...
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Saturday Review of Literature, Volume 35

1952 - 708 pages
...hand"; that poetry was your real avocation and that it was with reluctance that you had decided to "leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with...in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes." Obviously they are not ever works of detached philosophical speculation, or of disinterested learning,...
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Milton's Eyesight and the Chronology of His Works

Heinrich Mutschmann - 1924 - 58 pages
...upbraided to us, that "the way of the wicked is as darkness, they stumble at they know not what". 40 a. 5. Put from beholding the bright countenance of truth...come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities. 44 b. 6. How have they disfigured and defaced that more than angelic brightness, the unclouded serenity...
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John Milton: Introductions

John Broadbent - 1973 - 364 pages
...: I trust hereby to make it manifest with what small willingness I endure to interrupt the pursuit of no less hopes than these, and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness. . .to embark on a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes. The reason of church government 1641...
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Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and related ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies - 1977 - 664 pages
...Director, Allowances Staff Education has for its object the formation of character. —Herbert Spencer Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies. —John Milton Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the...
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Speaking Silences: Stillness and Voice in Modern Thought and Jewish Tradition

Andrew V. Ettin - 1994 - 236 pages
...servitude and forswearing." Only the urgency of the prophetic moment compels Milton himself to abandon "a calm and pleasing solitariness fed with cheerful...in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." Sharp but saving words: in like spirit he observes that, "although divine inspiration must certainly...
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Carnal Rhetoric: Milton’s Iconoclasm and the Poetics of Desire

Lana Cable - 1995 - 252 pages
...already vulgar temporal controversy that was further tainted by the conditions of the marketplace. He was "put from beholding the bright countenance of truth...still air of delightful studies to come into the dim reflexion of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to club quotations."1 Like...
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 292 pages
...solitarynes fed with cherful and confident thoughts, to imbark in a troubl'd sea of noises and hoars disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightfull studies to come into the dim reflexion of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk,...
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