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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 Life of John Milton - Page 196
by Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834
...seas of dispute ;" and asks what but a sense of duty could have enabled him thus to have been "put off from beholding the bright countenance of Truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." This truth was truth universal ; this air, the same that haunted the room of Plato, and came breathing...
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The Works of Wm. Ellery Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1835
...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 sad...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...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, to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, put from beholdingthe ilton to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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Literary and Theological Review, Volume 3

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - American essays - 1836
...their musing, to propose to themselves whatever is of highest hope and hardest attempting ;" whether in "beholding the bright countenance of truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies," or as " poets soaring high in the region of their fancies, with their garlands and singing robes about...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Harriet Martineau - Education - 1836
...man," — who can reason on the rights, and defend the liberties of his race, and, retiring to " behold the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies," woo others with the " soft and solemn-breathing sound " which issued from his retreat, to come and...
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Mores Catholici: Or, Ages of Faith ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - Church history - 1837
...semblance, was to leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies. " What ought to be done ?" asks Plato, after showing that the studies of young men are pursued with...
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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1838 - 363 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 with this sublime declaration of ambitious aspirations, are mingled a fierceness of hatred, and...
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A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ...

Alexander Young - 1838 - 104 pages
...escape from this rigid system of Divinity and return to the place of his education, and again " behold the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." It should be remembered that from the very foundation of Harvard University there had always prevailed...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 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, to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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