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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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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles B. Stebbins - 2007 - 412 pages
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Children's Literature Review, Volume 124

Tom Burns - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 288 pages
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American LiteratureStudies On Emerson, Thoreau, Hwthorne, Melville And Whitman

Sujata Gurudev - American literature - 2006 - 144 pages
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Art and Prudence: A Study in Practical Philosophy

Mortimer Jerome Adler - Philosophy - 2007 - 700 pages
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: 1550 to 1700

Robert Tudur Jones, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - Religion - 2006 - 421 pages
...true warfaring1 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 135 we bring not innocence...
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The Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783

Jack D. Marietta - History - 2007 - 376 pages
...Spirit within and of humanitarianism. By 1756, their pacifism was becoming, to use John Milton's words, a "fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and...unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary." Not until well into 1756 did tax collectors in Pennsylvania begin to demand payment and test the resolution...
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Paradise Lost

Barbara K. Lewalski, John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 388 pages
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Milton on Education: The Tractate of Education, with Supplementary Extracts ...

Oliver Morely Ainsworth - Education - 2007 - 392 pages
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The Works of Lucian of Samosata, Volume 1

Lucian Of Samosata - Fiction - 2007 - 324 pages
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The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth ...

Helen Cooper - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 600 pages
...rather than a living ideal. CHAPTER ONE Quest and pilgrimage: 'The adventure that God shall send me' I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity rather: that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary.1 Milton was moved to write...
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