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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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Feminist Literacies, 1968-75

Kathryn Thoms Flannery - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 254 pages
...and Sees Her Adversary The chapter title is a play on Milton's assertion from Areopagitica that he "cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat" (728). 1. For a helpful introduction to the idea of ethos as positionality or location, see Nedra Reynolds's...
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Fiction - 2005 - 100 pages
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English Puritanism And Its Leaders: Cromwell, Milton, Baxter, Bunyan

John Tulloch - History - 2005 - 504 pages
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Beyond the First Amendment: The Politics of Free Speech and Pluralism

Samuel P. Nelson - History - 2005 - 226 pages
...competition between ideas.'7 He also employs military images in describing this competitive process: "Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world,...bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is Triall, and Triall is by what is contrary." He later describes these trials as "Wars of Truth."'8 Truth...
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Out From The Darkness: An Autobiography Of The Life Story And Singular ...

Henry Hendrickson - 2005 - 448 pages
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Milton and the Spiritual Reader: Reading and Religion in Seventeenth-century ...

David Ainsworth - 2005 - 308 pages
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John Milton's Paradise Lost: A Sourcebook

Margaret Kean - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 173 pages
...true wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloister'd vertue, unexercis'd & unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortall garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.2 Assuredly we bring not innocence into...
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Argumentation in Practice

Frans H. Van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 368 pages
...true wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloister'd vertue, unexercis'd & unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where the immortall garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.... [T]hat which purifies us is triall,...
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Transforming Liberalism: The Theology of James Luther Adams

George K. Beach - Religion - 2005 - 378 pages
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Style: Essays on Renaissance and Restoration Literature and Culture in ...

Harriett Hawkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 296 pages
...press against censorship, he tells us why it is so important for vice to be portrayed in all its power: "I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed. .. . That virtue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the utmost that...
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