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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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1872 - 558 pages
...slinks 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 grace ; which...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 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 ; her...
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CHAPTERS FROM THE BIBLE OF THE AGES

G.B. STEBBINS - 1872
...slinks out of the race, where the immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. * * * * 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, not a pure ; her...
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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles Badger Stebbins - Religious literature - 1872 - 400 pages
...slinks out of the race, where the immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. * * * ; 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, not a pure ; her...
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The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c, Issue 477

John Milton - 1873
...ont 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...rather ; that which purifies us is trial, and trial ia by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which, is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil,...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection 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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Milton's Areopagitica: a speech, with notes, by T.G. Osborn

John Milton - 1873
...slinks 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 much rather: that VI wayfaring. c3 which purifies us is triall, and triall is by what is contrary. That Vertue therefore...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, and 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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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...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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The Physiology and Pathology of the Mind

Henry Maudsley - Insanity (Law) - 1874 - 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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