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" But, if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to yours ; yours is a cloud spread over the mind, which darkens both the light of reason and of conscience ; mine keeps from my view only the... "
Memoirs of Christina, Queen of Sweden - Page 1
by Henry Woodhead - 1863
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Prose Works

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...recollection a treasured store of tranquillity and delight. But if the choice were necessary, I would, Sir, rman isles, tt while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...as beneficial as possible to the public interest. " But, if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to yours ; yours is a cloud spread...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...would, Sir, prefer my hlindness to yours : yours is a cloud spread over the mind, which darkens hoth the light of reason and of conscience ; mine keeps...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liherty to contemplate the heauty and stahility of virtue and of truth. There...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 11

Children's literature - 1848
...recollection a treasured store of tranquility and delight. But if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to yours : yours is a cloud spread...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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Colloquies, desultory and diverse, but chiefly upon poetry and poets. [by C ...

Christopher Legge Lordan - English poetry - 1843 - 200 pages
...great deprivation was a mark of the divine displeasure. ' If the choice were necessary,' he declares, ' I would prefer my blindness to yours : yours is a...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. There...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of views ..., Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...enjoy, as beneficial to the public as possible. " But, if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to yours ; yours is a cloud spread...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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Colloquies, Desultory, But Chiefly Upon Poetry and Poets: Between an Elder ...

Christopher Legge Lordan - English poetry - 1844 - 268 pages
...great deprivation was a mark of the divine displeasure. " If the choice were necessary," he declares, " I would prefer my blindness to yours : yours is a...and of conscience ; mine keeps from my view only the colored surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of...
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Colloquies, desultory and diverse, but chiefly upon poetry and poets. [by C ...

Christopher Legge Lordan - 1844
...great deprivation was a mark of the divine displeasure. " If the choice were necessary," he declares, " I would prefer my blindness to yours: yours is a cloud...and of conscience ; mine keeps from my view only the colored surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of...
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The prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 1

John [prose] Milton - 1848
...recollection a treasured store of tranquillity and delight. But, if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to yours ; yours is a cloud spread...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1855
...and delight. But if the choice were necessary, I would, sir, prefer my blindness to your's : your's is a cloud spread over the mind, which darkens both...from my view only the coloured surfaces of things, while it leaves me at liberty to contemplate the beauty and stability of virtue and of truth. How many...
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