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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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The Desire of Reputation: An Address, Before the Phoenix and Union Societies ...

Albert Barnes - Honor - 1841 - 36 pages
...my friends here at home, and not less to 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 strongest propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...upon me, that with lahour and intense study, (which I take to he my portion in this life) joined with strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as that they should not willingly let it die. For which cause (and not only for that I...
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Physic and Physicians, Volume 2

Forbes Winslow - Medicine - 1842 - 476 pages
...and meditation nan? years before his great poem, was published to the world. He says, " I hope, by labour and intense study, which I take to be my portion in this life, I may have something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let die." THE BARBER-SURGEONS....
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The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 36

1842
...Milton should be borne in mind : " An inward prompting grew daily upon me that by labour 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, as...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 316 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. P. 91, 1. 21. . . . "/irus at matin-time Love and devotion are said to be nearly allied....
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 496 pages
...thus far to assent . . to an inward prompt ing which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life),...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. 't was at...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...divers of my friends at home, and not less 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), I might, perhaps, leave something so written to after-times as they should not willingly let die."—Preface...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Collected by Himself, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1843
...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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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of views ..., Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...to them and divers of my friends here at home, and not less to an inward prompting, which VOL. in. H now grew daily upon me, that with labour and intense...written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let die. " These thoughts at once possessed me; and these other, that if I were certain to write as men...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 125

1875
...home, and not less to an inward prompting which now grows daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in this life,...after-times as they should not willingly let it die." These words were published in 1641, when Milton was thirty-two, but there is no doubt that the project, or...
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