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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... "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 34
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...fpacious circuits of her mufing, hath liberty to propofe to herfelf, though of higheft hope and hardeft attempting; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and thofe other two of Virgil and Taffo, are a difflife, and the book of Job a brief model : or whether...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...England hath had her noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too...of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Jo'ja brief modal ; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature to...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not nowj and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any...and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature td be followed,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not no\y, and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any...the mind at home, in the spacious circuits of her musingi hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope, and hardest attempting. Whether...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...England hath had her noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too...Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model : or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature to be followed,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...without renewed and encreafcd delight. " mTime ferves not now, and, perhaps, I might feem too profufe to give any certain account of what the mind at home, in the fpacious circuits of her mufmg, hatli liberty to propofe to herfelf, though of highell hope and hardeft...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...of Milton, with a mild energy, a solemn splendor of sentiment and expression peculiar to himself. " Time serves not now, and perhaps, I might seem too...Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kepl> or nature to be followed...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 2

John Black - 1810
...the/ prevailing' Tasso, was the bard whom he wished to emulate. " Time serves not now," says he, " and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain...Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the rules of Aristotle are herein strictly to be kept, or nature to be followed...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...Reasons of C. Govern. P. \V. i. 120. to its subject or even to its form. " Time serves not," (he says,) " and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain...attempting: whether that epic form, whereof the two pieces of Homer and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting: whether that epic form, whereof the two pieces of Homer and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model; or whether the rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature to be followed,...
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