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" ... in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its... "
The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 8
1832
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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - Poets, English - 1855 - 484 pages
...; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier...lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience to the mind, to religion, and our country's liberty, when it shall require firm hearts in sound bodies to stand and...
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The Minor Poems of John Milton

John Milton - Poetry - 1887 - 229 pages
...stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...the cause of religion, and our country's liberty, when it shall require firm hearts in sound bodies to stand and cover their stations, rather than to...
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Old England: Its Scenery, Art, and People

James Mason Hoppin - 1887 - 502 pages
...of any bell awoke men to labor or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first ronses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause...have its full fraught ; then with useful and generous labors preserving the body's health and hardiness to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1888
...stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,*...memory have its full fraught : then, with useful and sjenerous labours preserving the body's health and hardiness to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American literature - 1888 - 351 pages
...stirring ; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its perfect fraught ; then with useful and generous labours preserving the body's health and hardiness,...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1888
...the diet should be (to quote the words of John Milton) " to preserve the body's health and jardness, to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion and our ¿ountry'e liberty, when it shall require from hearts in sound bodies to stand and cover their station«...
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The English Poets: Lessing, Rousseau: Essays

James Russell Lowell - English poetry - 1888 - 337 pages
...between the historical and the biographical matter. Milton tells us that his morning wont had been "to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have his full fraught ; then with useful and generous labours preserving the body's health and hardiness,...
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The Gentle Life: Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

James Hain Friswell - 1888 - 312 pages
...first bird rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors — preserving the body's health with hardiness, to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion, to our country's liberty." These are grand motives for early rising and an enmity to indolence ; and...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: The likeliest means to remove hirelings ...

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1888
...stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,* to read Rood authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught:...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 5

John Milton - Prose poems, English - 1889
...stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour and devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion, and our country'! liberty, when it shall require firm hearts in sound bodies to stand and cover their stations,...
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