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" I endure to interrupt the pursuit of no less hopes than these, and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 143
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 354 pages
...cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and if hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." So that of Spenser : " The noble heart that harbours virtuous thought, And is with child of glorious...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - Fore-edge paintings - 1822 - 526 pages
...had the use, as he might account, only of his left hand25;" and we hear him complaining that he was forced " to interrupt the pursuit of his hopes ; and...of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies26." We see him, however, under the oppression of all this cheerless and foreign matter, indulging...
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The Anti-critic for Aug. 1821 and March 1822

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1822 - 180 pages
...with chearful and confident thoughts , to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes , put from beholding the bright countenance of Truth , in the quiet and still air of delightful studies •. VI. YOUNG'S UNIVERSAL PASSION. YOUNG has endeavoured to prove , that Love of Famt is the Universal...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 pages
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes ; from...in the quiet and still air of delightful studies, to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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Some Account of the Life and Writings of John Milton: Derived ..., Volume 6

Henry John Todd - Poets, English - 1826 - 460 pages
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitarinesse, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to imbark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, from...countenance of Truth in the quiet and still air of delightfull studies,' &c. He still, however, obstinately persisted in what he thought his duty. But...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826 - 484 pages
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitarinesse, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to imbark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, from...countenance of Truth in the quiet and still air of delightfull studies,' &c. He still, however, obstinately persisted in what he thought his duty. But...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826 - 368 pages
...calm and pleasing solitariness,' in which he so much delighted, was destined to be broken, and, ' put from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies,' the poet and the scholar was ere long to ' embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes.'...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826 - 688 pages
...with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of Truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.!'1 Yet, notwithstanding all the interest with which we behold him closing the evening of his...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 8

Theology - 1826 - 684 pages
...with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of Truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.!7' Yet, notwithstanding all the interest with which we behold him closing the evening of his...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 3

Theology - 1826 - 548 pages
...with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.***But were it the meanest underservice, if God by his secretary conscience enjoin it, it were...
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