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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 Pathology of Mind: Being the Third Edition of the Second Part of the ...

Henry Maudsley - Insanity - 1880 - 580 pages
...slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be rim for, not without dust or hent. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that which purilies us is trial, and trial is by what is coin ran*. . . . Tllat virtue therefore which is a youngling...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat Assuredly furnishes materials, but expects that we should work...gives its increase ; and when it is forced into its utmost that vice promises to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank virtue, not a pure; her...
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The Language of the Heart, 1600-1750

Robert A. Erickson - Literary Collections - 1997 - 273 pages
...literature, the hands of the god or the Fate figure test the mettle of humankind through trial — "that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary," in Milton's indelible phrase. Bailey, in his Universal Etymological Dictionary, guesses that trial...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...into of knowing good and evil, that is to say, of knowing good by evil. 7460 Areopagitica Assuredly as if it were instinctively to long words and exhausted...a cuttlefish squirting out ink. 8374 Internatlonal 7461 Areopagitica If we think to regulate printing, thereby to rectify manners, we must regulate all...
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Birth of the Chaordic Age

Dee Hock - Business & Economics - 1999 - 345 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...purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. — JOHN MILTON Early in 1984, the curtain came down on my performance as CEO of VISA. The business...
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Emerson's Ethics

Gustaaf Van Cromphout - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 182 pages
...out of the race, where that immortall 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 which purifies us is triall, and triall is by what is contrary. That vertue therefore which . . . knows not the utmost that...
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Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in ...

Michael C. Schoenfeldt - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 203 pages
...cloistered virtue, unexercis'd & unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary. . . . Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is triall, and triall is by what is contrary. That vertue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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On Liberty – Ed. Alexander

John Stuart Mill - History - 1999 - 294 pages
...are not skilful considerers of human things who imagine to remove sin by removing the matter of sin; 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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Literature as Communication: The Foundations of Mediating Criticism

Roger D. Sell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 348 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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The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression

Richard Moon - Law - 2000 - 312 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...purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary' (Milton 1927, 13). 13 Dworkin 1996, 201, observes that John Stuart Mill endorsed both [instrumental...
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