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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope, and hardest attempting ; whether that epick form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other...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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Some account of the life and writings of John Milton

Henry John Todd - 1826
...hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting ; whether that epiqk form, whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other...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 Christian Spectator

Theology - 1827
...to execute for the benefit and delight of posterity. The conceptions and language are equally fine. Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too...profuse to give any certain account of what the mind at 544 1827.] 545 home, in the spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though...
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Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver ..., Volume 3

Thomas Burton - Great Britain - 1828
...and mechanics." He then considers " what the mind at home, in the spacious circuits of her musings, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting- ; and lastly, what king or knight, before the Conquest, might be chosen to lay the pattern of a Christian...
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The Friend, Volume 1

Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1829
...imposed me by them that had the overlooking, or Retaken to of mine own choice in English, or other " 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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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...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 Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...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 Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The fall of Robespierre ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literature - 1836
...his own transcendant ideal. NOTES ON MILTON. 1807.* (Hayley quotes the following passage : — ) " Time serves not now, and, perhaps, I might seem too...Tasso, are a diffuse, and the Book of Job a brief, model." p. 69. These latter words deserve particular notice. I do not doubt that Milton intended his...
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Select Prose Works, Volume 1

John Milton - 1836 - 2 pages
...England hath had her noble achievements made small by the unskilful handling of monks and mechanics. 10. 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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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1838 - 363 pages
...Hymns" of Pindar and Callimachus, to dwell upon " the throne and equipage of God's almightiness." " Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too...certain account of what the mind at home in the spacious circle of her musing hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting...
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