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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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Poems, now first collected

Chandos Leigh (1st baron.) - 1839
...praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, uncxrrcised and unbreathed, that never sullies out and sees its adversary ; but slinks out of the race, where that...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." — MILTON'S Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing. P. 118,1.6. What are itt natives now, but...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

Periodicals - 1840
...way-faring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised, and unbrcathed. that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.—MILTOW. How a the world deceived by noise and show '. Alas ! how different, to pretend, and...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

Periodicals - 1840
...unexercised, and unbrcatlied, that never tallies out and sees her adversary, hut slinks out of the race Vuere that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. — MILTON. How is the world deceived by noise and show! . Alas '. how different, to pretend, and know!...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1841 - 1645 pages
...longer life in the world, through his tenderness to beasts, birds, fishes, insects, and reptiles. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the rate where that immortal garland is to be rim for, not without dust and heat. — Milton. August 21....
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 12

Universalism - 1855
...if he does not labor to ensure the result he professes to desire ? Well has Milton said, " I can not praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." To the same end, Bacon tells us that the life " which does not cast any beam of heat or light upon...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 208

1896
...sentence of the "Areopagitica:" — Nineteenth Century, vol. vlU., pp. 401-403. September, 1880. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...that immortal garland is to be run for not without heat and dust. And he Bays: — Down to "virtue," the current S and R are both announced and repeated...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 1; Volume 36

Theology - 1844
...rest. He knew the toil and danger which awaited him ; but he knew also that he had taken his part in ' the race where that immortal garland is to be run for not without dust and heat.' His great soul was in itself open and gentle as day, and in gentler times would not have appeared in...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine:, Volume 2

Theology - 1845
...Spare Minutes. TEMPTATION REPELLED. — I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexcrcised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, wliere that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and sweat. This was the reason why...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 18

Universalism - 1861
...dawn, never more hear the bird of morning sing." In the Areopogitica occurs the following passage : "1 cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised and unbreathed, that never rallies out and seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 242 pages
...our while to seek for a few truths under a whole heap of rubbish. — BISHOP TAYLOR. ACTIVE VIRTUE. I CANNOT praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. This was the reason why our sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person...
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