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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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"Like Parchment in the Fire": Literature and Radicalism in the English Civil War

Prasanta Chakravarty - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 212 pages
...complement to liberty: I cannot praise a fugitive and cloister'd virtue, unexercised & unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortall garland is to run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the...
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Versions of Censorship

John McCormick, Mairi MacInnes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 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. Assuredly we bring not innocence into...
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The English Civil War: Papists, Gentlewomen, Soldiers, and Witchfinders in ...

Diane Purkiss - History - 2009 - 680 pages
...praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,' snorted Milton, glancing over his shoulder at monks and nuns, 'unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of that race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring...
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Love's Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature

Grace Tiffany - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 217 pages
...sustained?" (9.335-36) — brings to mind Milton's defense of free choice in Areopagitica, where he rejects a "cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary."88 But the arguments' resemblance is superficial. Areopagitica' s whole proposal is in fact...
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The Lives Of Twelve Eminent Judges Of The Last And Of The Present ..., Volume 2

William C. Townsend - 2006 - 540 pages
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The Works of Lucian of Samosata

Lucian Of Samosata - 2006 - 296 pages
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President Wilson's Addresses

Woodrow Wilson - History - 2007 - 292 pages
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President Wilson's Addresses

Woodrow Wilson - History - 2007 - 264 pages
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The Poems of James Russell Lowell

J. R. Lowell - Poetry - 2007 - 640 pages
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Thematic Guide to Biblical Literature

Nancy M. Tischler - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 267 pages
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