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" I was confirmed in this opinion, that he, who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 159
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 3

Literature - 1847 - 610 pages
...all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.' He declared that ' he who would aspire to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...true poem ; that is, a composition and pattern of the heart and honorablest things, not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1848 - 540 pages
...suit his purpose. — ED. * Dante and Petrarch. opinion, that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...Best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and the practice...
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The Works of William E. Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - Slavery - 1848 - 430 pages
...usual noble style, — " I was confirmed in this opinion ; that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorablest things; not presuming to sing of high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 5-6

1856 - 666 pages
...poet. His noble words on this subject are as follows : — " He that would not be frustrated of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and practice...
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(XXX, 387 p.)

William Ellery Channing - 1849 - 432 pages
...usual noble style, — " I was confirmed in this opinion ; that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorablest things; not presuming to sing of high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 18

American periodicals - 1849 - 602 pages
...darknesss, in all its forms. He had started with the conviction "that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorableest things ;" and from this he never swerved. His life was indeed a true poem ; or it might...
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Lectures on Dramatic Literature: Or, The Employment of the Passions in Drama

Saint-Marc Girardin - Drama - 1849 - 264 pages
...after, when I was confirmed in this opinion that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem...that is, a composition and pattern of the best and honorablest things, not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881 - 792 pages
...confirmed in this opinion, that he who would not bo frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter ia laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem, that is a composition and pattern of the best and houorablest things, not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he have...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 1

1851 - 808 pages
...must understand (as he himself has finely expressed it) that ' He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing of high praises of heroic men, or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and practice...
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The North British review

1852 - 634 pages
...long it was not after when I was confirmed in this opinion, that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought...best and honourablest things ; not presuming to sing high praises of heroic men or famous cities, unless he have in himself the experience and the practice...
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