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" I applied myself to that resolution, which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 119
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost

Jonathan Richardson - Christian poetry, English - 1734 - 546 pages
...Ariofto follow 'd againft the Perjwajions of Bembo, tojix all the Induftry and Art I could Unite in the Adorning of my Native Tongue ; not to make Verbal Curiofities the End, That were a Toylfom Vanity ; but to be an Interpreter and Re~ later of the Beft and Sagejl things among mine own...
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The life of Milton. To which are added Conjectures on the origin of Paradise ...

William Hayley - 1799
...would be hard to arrive at the fecond rank " among the Latins, I applied myfelf to that re" folution , which Ariofto followed againft the " perfuafions of...induftry " and art I could unite to the adorning of rny " native tongue; not to make verbal curiolnies " the end, (that were a toilfome vanity) but to...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...to that rcfolution, which Ariofto followed again ft the perfnafions of Bembo, to fix all the indunry and art I could unite to. the adorning of my native...vanity,) but to be an interpreter and relater of the beft and fagcft things, among mine own citizens throughout this ifland in the mother dialect. That...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...to that resolution which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue ; not to make verbal curiosities the end, that were a toilsome vanity ; but to be an interpreter, and relater of the best...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...to that resolution which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue ; not to make verbal curiosities the end, that were a, toilsome vanity ; but to be aa interpreter, and relater of the best...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...to that resolution, which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning -of my native tongue ; not to make verbal curiosities the end, (that were a toilsome vanity,) but to be an interpreter and relater of the best...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...plumage radiant and slope, Ariosto followed, against the persuasions of Bcmbo, to fix all the industry and art, I could unite, to the adorning of my native tongue; not to make verbal curiosities the end, (that were a toilsome vanity,) but to be an interpreter and relater of the best...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...resolution, which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo to fix all the industry and art 1 could unite to the adorning of my native tongue; not to make verbal curiosities the end, (that were a toilsome vanity) but to be an interpreter and relater of the best...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...to that resolution which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue : not to make verbal curiosities the end — that were a toilsome vanity — but to be an interpreter, and relater of the...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...to that resolution which Ariosto followed against the persuasions of Bembo, to fix all the industry and art I could unite to the adorning of my native tongue ; not to make verbal curiosities the end, that were a toilsome vanity, but to be an interpreter and relater of the best...
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