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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 Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1822 - 490 pages
...and not less to an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life), joined with...to aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die93." Although, from the example of the Italian poets and from the difficulty of asserting a place...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1822 - 319 pages
.... . . 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. P. 81, 1. 17. '(teas at matin-time Love...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...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 ahilities, a lofty and...
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The Enquirer

William Godwin - 1823 - 411 pages
....daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joyn'd with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. " The thing which I had to say, and those intentions which have liv'd within me ever since I could...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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 Enquirer

William Godwin - 1823 - 411 pages
...daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life) joyn'd with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimcs, as they should not willingly let it die. " The thing which I had to say, and those intentions...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...of Job, which was, as we have seen, present to his thoughts when he anticipated the compassing of " something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die." He had traced the wanderings of the majestic Nile of Epic song, and traversed every shore sublimely...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...not less 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...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: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " leave something so written to aftertimes, 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.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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