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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
The Defender - Page 54
1855
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 29

1847
...unworthy sentiment that we utter these harsh truths ; for, to speak in Milton's sonorous voice, " Mcthinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing...invincible locks: methinks I see her, as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling their undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...nohle and puissant nation, rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincihle locks : methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty...and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day heam ; purging and unsealing her long-ahused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1858
...herself like a strong man, after sleep, and shaking her in\incible locks, was seen as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day oeam, purging and unsealing her long abused sight, at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance." Noble...
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Speeches of Lord Campbell: At the Bar, and in the House of Commons, with an ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1842 - 520 pages
...ways of " truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honour" able in these latter ages. Methinks I see in my mind a noble " and puissant nation...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle " nursing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at " the full mid-day beam ; purging and...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

Washington Irving - 1843 - 361 pages
...hand-writing. The story, therefore, is beyond the possibility of doubt. "DK" ENGLISH WRITERS ON AMERICA. "Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...invincible locks; methinks I see her as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her endazzled eyes at the fulfmid-day beam." MILTON ON THE LIBERTY...
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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1843 - 446 pages
...The story, therefore, is beyond the possibility of doubt. "DK" ENGLISH WRITERS ON AMERICA. "Metninlcs I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation, rousing...invincible locks; methinks I see her as an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her endazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam. " MILTON ON THE...
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Mother's Magazine and Family Circle, Volumes 11-12

1843
...hundred years ago ; — " Methinks I see a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle, musing her mighty youth, and kindling her dazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, purging and unsealing...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...his genius, at length (to accommodate a magnificent figure of his own), " mewing," like " an eagle, her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam" of sacred inspiration—" purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly...
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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...being the identical stream known by the name of the Kaaters-kill. ENGLISH WRITERS ON AMERICA. "Mcthiuks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation, rousing herself like a sirong man after Bleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I Bee her as an eagle, mewing...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to. * * be bounded in by experience. Crafty men mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing...
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