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" I was confirmed in this opinion, that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honourablest things; not presuming to sing... "
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
...reafonings, together with 'a certain nice* " nefs of nature, an honeft haughtinefs and felf" efteem either of what I was, or what I might be "• (which let envy call pride) and laftly, a becoming " modefty, all uniting the fupply of their natural " aid together, kept me ftill...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...reasonings, together with a certain nice" ness of nature, an honest haughtiness and self-esteem either of " what I was, or what I might be (which let envy call pride), " and lastly, a becoming modesty, all uniting the supply of their " natural aid together, kept me still above those...
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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
...reafonings, together with a certain nicenefs of nature, an honeft haughtinefs, and felfefteem either of what I ,was, or what I might be, (which let envy call pride) and laflly that modefty, whereof though not in the titlepage, yet here I may be excufed to make fome befeeming...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1807
...ten visiblein ouruniversities)how noblydoeshe •vindicate himself, in his' Apology for Smectymnuus!' 'These reasonings, together with a certain niceness...of nature, an honest haughtiness and self-esteem, either of what 1 was, or what I might be (which let envy call pride) and, lastly, a becoming modesty,...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...composition and pattern of the best and honour-ablest things; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the...niceness of nature, an honest haughtiness, and selfesteem either of what I was, or what I might be (which. let envy call pride), and lastly that modesty, whereof...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...a composition and pattern of the honourablest things; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and the practice of all that which is praise worthy." In reply to the absurd charge of his leading a dissolute life, he gives an engaging...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...sermon or of throwing on his memory some ness of nature, an honest haughtiness and self-esteem either of what I was or what I might be, (which let envy call pride), and lastly, a becoming modesty, all uniting the supply of their natural aid together, kept me still above those...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...composition and pattern of the best and honourablest things; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the...reasonings, together with a certain niceness of nature, and honest haughtiness, and self-esteem even then of what I was or what I might be (which let envy...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - Fore-edge paintings - 1822 - 490 pages
...or, lastly, he might 27 Milton talks in the same strain : he from feeling and I from observation. " These reasonings, together with a certain niceness of nature, an honest haughtiness and self-esteem either of what I was or what I might be (which let envy call pride), and lastly, a becoming modesty,...
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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
...and pattern of the best and most honourable tilings ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the...of nature, an honest haughtiness, and self-esteem either of what I was, or what I might be, which let envy call pride ; and lastly that modesty, whereof,...
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