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" Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain account of what the mind at home, in the spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting; whether that epic... "
Considerations on Milton's Early Reading: And the Prima Stamina of His ... - Page 236
by Charles Dunster, John Milton - 1800 - 249 pages
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 2

David Masson - 1871
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose " to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting " — whether that Epic form whereof the two poems of " Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a " diffuse, and the Book of Job, a brief model ; or whether...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 2

David Masson - 1871
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose " to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting " — whether that Epic form whereof the two poems of " Homer, and those other two -of Virgil and Tasso, are a " diffuse, and the Book of Job, a brief model ; or whether...
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Poems [a selection] ed. with life and notes by J.M. Ross

John Milton - 1871
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting ; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether...
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Autobiography of John Milton, Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 181 pages
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting ; whether that epic form, whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the Book of Job a brief, model ; or whether...
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Autobiography of John Milton, Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 181 pages
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting ; whether that epic form, whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the Book of Job a brief, model ; or whether...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 pages
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting ; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model : or whether...
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Lectures and Notes on Shakspere and Other English Poets

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English drama - 1883 - 552 pages
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting; whether that epic form, whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the Book of Job a brief, model." (p. 69.) These...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - American literature - 1884
...spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting. Whether that epic form, whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the...
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Selected Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - 1884 - 258 pages
...spacious circuits of hermusing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model: or whether the...
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