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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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...I began thus far to assent * * * to an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labor and intense study (which I take to be my portion in...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let it die."* Great and varied talents, which would singly...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 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...after-times as they should not willingly let it die. The accomplishment of these intentions, which have lived within me ever since I could conceive myself...
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Poems [the poetical works of S.Rogers].

Samuel Rogers - 1845
...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. Nor can his Wish be unfulfilled. Calumniated in his life-time and writing what few would...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 3-4

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...he had ventured to indulge the hope that, by labour and study — " which I take,'' he nobly says, "to be my portion in this life " — joined with the strong propensity of nature, he " might perhaps leave something so written in after-times as they should not willingly let it die...
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The Poetry of Life

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Conduct of life - 1845 - 184 pages
...divers of my friends 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 thia life,) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...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 to the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written, to after times, as...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1846
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 78

1846
...inward prompting that by labour 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 it die.' He devoted himself very seriously to study, and at an age when other men are just girding themselves...
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The Doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body Asserted and Defended: In ...

Robert Wharton Landis - Resurrection - 1846 - 379 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 by the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volumes 1-2

James Thorne - Thames River (England) - 1847
...Government'), "an inward prompting, which grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study (which 1 take to be my portion in this life), joined with the...nature, I might perhaps leave something so written as they should not willingly let it die." It was no trifling task, he knew, to add one more poem fit...
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