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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. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 258
by Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The Value of Creativity: The Origins and Emergence of a Modern Belief

John Hope Mason - Social Science - 2003 - 308 pages
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Incest and the English Novel, 1684-1814

Ellen Pollak - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 261 pages
...original impurity that John Milton posited as a human certainty when he protested in Areopagitica that "Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather."14 Like the eating of the apple of knowledge in Genesis or of the "little book" in Revelation,...
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On Trial: From Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson

George Anastaplo - Law - 2004 - 499 pages
...and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...the world. we bring impurity much rather: that which puriftes us is trial, and trial is by that which is contrary. John Milton, Complete Poems and Major...
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The Poems Of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - Poetry - 2004 - 700 pages
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Letters to a Teacher

Samuel F. Pickering - Education - 2004 - 242 pages
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Mere Christianity Journal

C. S. Lewis - Religion - 2004 - 160 pages
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Writing Russia in the Age of Shakespeare

Daryl W. Palmer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 256 pages
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The Adventures of Corker Larue

Renald Iacovelli - Fiction - 2004 - 468 pages
...holding a book in my nervously-shaking hands. My voice quavered a little too as I read out, "I can not praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." I looked up to see that Miss Quill was smiling at me, and then I noticed that Charlie Schmidt, who...
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The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain

Mark Twain - Fiction - 2004 - 364 pages
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