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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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1853
...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 stndies," and had yet long enough to pant. Hitherto, Milton had remained alone — and his life, on...
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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - Poets, English - 1855 - 484 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1856
...pleasing solitariness, fed with cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises aud hoarse disputes ; from beholding the bright countenance...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 popular history of England, Volume 3

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1857
...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." t Cleaveland rushes into the fray with an alacrity that suits his impetuous nature : — " Ring the...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies. Apology for Smectymnuss. He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 2

Henry Barnard - Education - 1856
...in Buckinghamshire, devoting himself to the most thorough and comprehensive course of reading — " beholding the bright countenance of Truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies," and embodying his observations of nature and his pure and beautiful imaginings into the immortal verse...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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 Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1844
...performed, 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 re30* member their childish prejudices, and often unprofitable labors. But they were...
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