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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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The Reports of the American Unitarian ..., Volume 14, Parts 1839-1853

American Unitarian Association - 1839
...interest in religion, let us hare profounder thought, prolonged meditation, gazing, a* Milton says, on the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful study. REV. EDMUND B. WILT.SON, of Grafton, in rising to second the resolution, said : — He had been...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...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." Such a writer as Milton might well essay the height of some great argument, " Things unattempted yet...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...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." Such a writer as Milton might well essay the height of some great argument, " Things unattempted yet...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...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." Such a writer as Milton might well essay the height of some great argument, " Tilings unattempted yet...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 7

Robert Aspland - 1840
...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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Discourses on the Life and Character of John Thornton Kirkland, and of ...

Alexander Young - 1840
...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in his soul did huddled notions try, And bom a shapeless...false, implacable in hate ; Resolv'd to ruin or to rul to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...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...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 1; Volume 36

Theology - 1844
...been pem)rmed, the few scholars among the monks hurried back to their folios, " to behold the pleasant countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." We may smile as we remember their childish prejudices, and often unprofitable labors. But they were delving...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, from...in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." So that of Spenser : " The noble heart that harbours virtuous thought, And is with child of glorious...
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