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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in tragedies. The stern plotting character of P to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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(XXX, 387 p.)

William Ellery Channing - 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 But were it the meanest underservice, if God by his secretary conscience enjoin it, it were sad for...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, put rom beholding th to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities, sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain...
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Proverbs for the People: Or, Illustrations of Practical Godliness Drawn from ...

Elias Lyman Magoon - Conduct of life - 1849 - 272 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 were it the meanest underservice, if God by his secretary conscience enjoin it, it were sad...
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American Unitarian Biography: Memoirs of Individuals who Have Been ..., Volume 1

William Ware - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1850 - 396 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...these, and leave a calm and pleasing solitariness, fed 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, to come into the dim reflection of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 16; Volume 51

Theology - 1851
...he enjoy the sweet delights of " idle time not idly spent," while he shall contemplate "the pleasant countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." Professor Channing's place has been supplied by the nomination of Mr. Francis James Child, now in Europe,...
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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 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,' &c. He still, however, obstinately persisted in what he thought his duty. But surely these speculations...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853
...with cheerful and confident thought, 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, cold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain...
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Milton's Poetical Works

John Milton - 1853 - 661 pages
...another task ;" and that in this he had but the " use, as it were, of his left hand." He panted for beholding the " bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies," and had yet long enough to pant. Hitherto, Milton had remained alone — and his life, on the whole,...
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