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" I betook me among those lofty fables and romances which recount in solemn cantos the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings and from hence had in renown over all Christendom. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 189
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Life of John Milton: Containing, Besides, the History of His Works ...

John Toland - Christian literature, Early - 1761 - 259 pages
..." among thofe lofty fables and romances which " recount in folemn cantos the deeds of knight** hood founded by our victorious kings, and ** from hence had in renown over all chriftendom. " There I read it in the oath of every knight, that " he fhould defend to the expence...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1789
...younger feet wandered ; I betook me among thofe lofty fables and romances, which recount in loiemn cantos the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings; and from hence had in renown all over Chrifteiidom. There I readit in the oath of every knight, that he ķhould defajį, to the...
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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
...feet wandered ; I betook me among thofe lofty fables and romances, which recount in fblemn cantoes the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings, and from hence had in renown over all chriftendom. There I read it in the oath of every knight, that he fhould defend to the expenfe of his...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...feet wandered ; I betook me among thole lofty fables and romances, which recount in lolemn cantoes the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings, and from hence had in renown over all chriftendom. There I read it in the oath of every knight, that he fhould defend to the expenfe of his...
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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
...deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings, and from hence had in renown over all chriftendom. There I read it in the oath of every -knight, that he fhould defend to the expenfe of his beft blood, or of his life, ifitfobefel him, the honour and chaftity...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...readers) that I may tell ye whither my younger feet wandered ; I betook me among those lofty fables and romances, which recount in solemn cantos the deeds...chastity of virgin or matron ; from whence even then I learned what a noble svirtue chastity sure must be, to the defence of which so many worthies, by such...
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Sermons to Young Women

James Fordyce - Sermons, English - 1809 - 312 pages
...rt cantos the deeds of knighthood founded by our n victorious kings, and from hence had in renown rt over all Christendom. There I read it in the " oath of every knight, that he should defend to the " expense of his blood, or of his life, if it so be" fell him, the honour and chastity of virgin or...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...feet wandered," when he " betook him among thofe lofty fables and romances, which recount in folemn Cantos the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings, and from hence had in renowne over all Chriftendome." Apol. for Smeftyw. p. 177. Profe Workt, ed. Amft. 1698. DUSSTER. Ver....
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...readers) that I may tell you whither my younger feet wandered; I betook me among those lofty fables and romances, which recount in solemn cantos the deeds...oath of every Knight, .that ' he should defend to the expense of his best blood, or of his hie, if it so befel him, the honour and chastity of virgin or...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 85

English literature - 1820
...versification is infinitely above his models — the elegiac poets. It is " musical as Apollo's lute."* read it in the oath of every knight, that he should defend, to the expcnce of his best blood, or of his life, if it so befell him, the honour and chastity of virgin or...
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