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" I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised, and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 300
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873
..." the race where that immortal garland is to be run for not" withstanding dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not " innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather; " that which purifies is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." There is much more in the same strain, a favourite one...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that vice promises to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure ; her...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...out of the race, where that immortal garland ia to bo run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, — we bring...much rather : that which purifies us is trial, and tri il is by what is contrary. That virtue, thercf-trc, which ia but a youngling in the contemplation...
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The baptist Magazine

1863
...inevitably result from this course of conduct. To quote the words of the immortal Milton, " Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather ; that which purifies ue is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." Devotion to duty, eg, is a virtue that is generated...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Derwent Coleridge - 1863
...horses may not be stolen. To what extent this is true, I shall have occasion to examine hereafter. fore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that vice promises to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure." —...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that vice promises to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure. MILTON....
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The Physiology and Pathology of the Mind

Henry Maudsley - Electronic books - 1867 - 442 pages
...slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust or heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...what is contrary . . . That virtue therefore which is a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that vice promises to her followers,...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 6

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...world, — we bring imhis own threshold to challenge the purity rather; that which purifies us is trial. That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that vice promises to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue. — Miltcni. This...
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The History, Object, and Proper Observance of the Holy Season of Lent

William Ingraham Kip - Lent - 1867 - 236 pages
...but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. That which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. Which was the reason why our sage and serious poet Spencer, describing true Temperance under the person...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...out of the race,3 where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world ; we bring impurity...rather. That which purifies us is trial, and trial is oy what is contraryThat virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and...
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