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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 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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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 hrinš 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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