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" ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and 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... "
An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton: Comprising ... - Page xv
by John Milton, Hiram Corson - 1899 - 303 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die." It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and steady...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave...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 buy leases,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, "joined with a strong propensity of nature," he qiight " leave something so written to after-times, " as they should not willingly let it die." It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...less to an inward pronipting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study (which I take to be my portion in this life), joined with...after-times as they should not willingly let it die. The accomplishment of these intentions, which have lived within me ever since I could conceive myself...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...he, " I take to be my portion in " this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, " as they should not willingly let it die." It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and steady...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
...less to an inward prompt" ing which now grew daily upon me, that " by labour and intent Study, (which I take to be my portion in this Life) joined with...to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it i "die*." Sufficient has been said in these preceding remarks to satisfy all who read them, that in...
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Human Life: A Poem, Part 340

Samuel Rogers - 1819 - 100 pages
...assent ... to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with...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...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
...less to an inward prompt" ing which now grew daily upon me, that " by labour and intent Study, (which I take " to be my portion in this Life) joined with...Nature, I might " perhaps leave something so written to after" times, as they should not willingly let it " die*." Sufficient has been said in these preceding...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die." It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities," a lofty and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...says he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might "leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die." It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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