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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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...unexercis'd and 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 heatM Assuredly 1 He that can appreliend and...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." It is scarcely credible how any Christian, bearing in mind the spirit which elevated our blessed Saviour...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - Fore-edge paintings - 1822 - 490 pages
...been that of knowing good by evil ; and that a fugitive and cloistered virtue was not to be praised, a virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies...adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal gar71 The turbulent and profligate Sixtus IV. whose enormities were exceeded only by those of Alexander...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1825
...and yet distinguish, arid yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.' It is evident that he is here writing for the few exalted natures like his own, without any consideration...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...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,...that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but As for the burning of those Ephesian books by St Paul's converts, it is replied, the books were magic,...
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The North American Review, Volume 25

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...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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The Quarterly Register, Volume 4

Clergy - 1832
...and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly virtuous, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. That which purifies is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." The whole Speech for the Liberty of...
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The American Quarterly Register, Volume 4

Clergy - 1832
...and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly virtuous, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. That which purifies is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." The whole Speech for the Liberty of...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 16-17

1840
...Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexerciscd, and unbreathed, that never laities out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. — MILTON. Hew 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 & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, British - 1832 - 1643 pages
...life in the world, through his tenderness to beasts, birds, fishes, insects, and reptiles. * I cannut praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the rate where that immortal garland is to be inn for, not without dust and heat. — 31ilton. hm August...
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