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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 Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...unex^ercisetl, and unbreathed, that never sallies out.aud_sie5~hcr adversary, btit shnks out ofthe race, where that immortal garland is to be run ' for, not without dust aad heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather ; that which...
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The Lives of Twelve Eminent Judges of the Last and of the Present ..., Volume 2

William Charles Townsend - Judges - 1846
...allurements of a corrupt ambition, has been a life of honour, integrity, and independence. His has not been a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out to meet her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where the immortal garland is to be run for, not...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...war faring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised and (inbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but...be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we hrinÁ not innocence into the world ; we bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is trial,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...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 unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not...
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The Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 2

Samuel Dunn - 1852
...ready with their auswer, " Custom ! Custom ! Ordinances ! Ordinances ! Fathers I " Milton, John. — I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and sweat. Nazianzen, Gregory. — Father of all through every hour, May I proclaim the Triune power, Enshrin'd...
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Proverbs for the People: Or, Illustrations of Practical Godliness Drawn from ...

Elias Lyman Magoon - Conduct of life - 1849 - 272 pages
...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 gentle and open as day, and in gentler times would not have appeared in...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true war-faring Christian. courage and considerate pride, U) is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Note Book, Volumes 3-4

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1850
...Hooker, ACTIVE VIRTUE. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and uubreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. — Milton. ON SEEING THE MOONBEAMS TREMBLING IN THE WATER. See here the fabling poet's dream, Diana...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 3-4

Virginia - 1850
...Hooker. ACTIVE VIRTUE. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, uuexercised and uubreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. — Milton. ON SEEING THE MOONBEAMS TREMBLING IN THE WATER. See here the fabling poet's dream, Diana...
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The Fourth Estate: Contributions Towards a History of Newspapers ..., Volume 1

Frederick Knight Hunt - English newspapers - 1850 - 298 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 unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not...
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