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" ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intense study, (which I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should... "
Poetical Works: Biography of Milton - Page 95
by John Milton - 1835
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836
...home, and not less to an inward prompting, which now grew daily upon me, that, by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life), joined with the strong propensity of nature, 1 might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die....
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...colleeted glory. The "inward prompting" never abandoned him — "that by labour and intense study, lwhich I take to be my portion in this life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, l might perhaps leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die." He...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

English poetry - 1836 - 444 pages
...now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this ife), joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something, so written, to after times, as they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON Note 14, page 13, col. 1. Ч wae at...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...he, " I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature," he might " thrown on this inquiry, by the following letter from Seeker, only serves to show a It appears in all his writings that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a loftv and steady...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...which it was my youthful ambition ' to be for ever known,' and part whereof I dare believe has been ' so written to aftertimes as they should not willingly let it die,' it appeared proper that this poem, through which the author had been first made known to the public,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
...thus far to assent ... to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, (which I take to be my portion in this life)...aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. — MILTON. Page 12, col. 2, line 46. . . . 'twas at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly...
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839
...the inward prompting that by labor and intense study, joined with the strong propensity of nature, he might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let die," — all — not less than his immortal epic — show his deep conviction that the highest aim...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...says he, *I take to be my portion in this life, joined with a strong propensity of nature,' he might * leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die.' It appears, in all his writings, that he had the usual concomitant of great abilities, a lofty and...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...the noblest of the sons of men. " An inward prompting grew daily upon me, that, by labor and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave something, so written, to after times,...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1840
...the noblest of the sons of men. " An inward prompting grew daily upon me, that, by labor and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life, joined to the strong propensity of nature, I might, perhaps, leave something, so written, to after times,...
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