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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 Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1854
...distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true way-faring Christian. I can not praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...unbreathed, that never sallies out and see.s her adversary." — "That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evil, and knows not the...
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The Defender

1855
...spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. — MILTON. CLOISTERED VIRTUE. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. — MILTON. IMPOLICY OF PUNISHING OPINION. The punishing of arts enhances their authority; and a forbidden...
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The Life of the Rev. Robert Newton, D.D.

Thomas Jackson - Newton, Robert, 1780-1854 - 1855 - 408 pages
...Christianity from which he had himself derived the greatest advantage. He could neither practice nor " praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."* The single-mindedness and pious zeal of Dr. Newton were strikingly apparent through the whole of his...
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THE DUTY OF THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR POLITICS AND THE TIMES

GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS - 1856
...across two hundred years, with a voice of multitudinous music, like that of a great wind in a forest: "I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...race where that immortal garland is to be run for, notwithstanding dust and heat." Can you not fancy the parish beadles getting up and walking rapidly...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...crown. Ywng. DCCCXCV. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered Virtue imoxercised, and unbreathcd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where tha immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and h eat. Assuredly we bring not innocence...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1856
...warfaring Christian. I carhnr ; praise a fugitive and cloistered j virtue, unexercised and unbreathad, that never sallies out and sees her ! adversary, but slinks out of tb-. race where that immortal garlaoJ is to be run for, not without dust and heat.— Milton. THE POWER...
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The Orator: A Monthly Magazine of Speeches, Plays, Dialogues ..., Volume 1

1857
...hundred years, •with a voice of multitudinous music, like that of a great wind in a forest: " I can not praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...race where that immortal garland is to be run for, notwithstanding dust and heat." Can you not fancy the parish beadles getting up and walking rapidly...
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The poetical works of James R. Lowell, Volume 2

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...vero habere virtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquam, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says,—" I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."— Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it, and might well exclaim...
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Fable for critics. Bigelow papers. Unhappy lot of Mr. Knott. An oriental ...

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1858
...vero habere virtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquant, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says, — "I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and keatS' — Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it. and might well...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 18

1858
...our gracious Preserver after having been seven weeks at sea. A BATTLE MUST PRECEDE VICTORY. I CAN NOT praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. This was the reason why the sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person...
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