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" He seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius, and to know what it was that Nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others ; the power of displaying the vast, illuminating the splendid, enforcing the awful, darkening the gloomy,... "
Poetical Works: Biography of Milton - Page 220
by John Milton - 1835
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1860 - 557 pages
...distinctions. The attempt to describe God Almighty himself, and to recount dialogues between the Father * " He seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius, and to know whal it was Ihat nature hart ln-stowc.1 noon him more bountifully than upon others : the power of displaying...
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The principles of English grammar

William Lennie - English language - 1863 - 177 pages
...lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself. The Duke had not behaved with that loyalty as was expected. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius,...bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others. And on the morrow, because he would have known the certainty whereof he was accused of the Jews, he...
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A new English grammar, comprising the substance of Lennie's Principles of ...

John Purdue Bidlake - 1863
...that loyalty as was expected. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius, and known what it was that nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than others. Either my brother or you is to go. It is a welcome guest never, as it brings with it a mixture...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1864
...gigantic loftiness k. He can please when pleasure is required, but it is his peculiar power to astonish. He seems to have been well acquainted with his own...the awful, darkening the gloomy, and aggravating the dreadfnl: he therefore chose a subject on which too much could not be said, on which he might tire...
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A Grammar of the English Language

John Seely Hart - English language - 1864 - 199 pages
...of the New Testament. 214. The Duke had not behaved with that loyalty as was expected. 215. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius,...bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others. 216. He only promised me a loan of the book for two days. 217. I was once intendingto have written...
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The principles of English grammar

William Lennie - English language - 1864 - 178 pages
...with that loyalty .as was expected. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genins, and to know what it was that nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others. Here rages force, here tremble flight and fear, Here stormed contention, and here fury frowned. The...
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The practical English grammar

James Roscoe Mongan - 1864
...captain against it. 2 i EXERCISE CI. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genins, and to know what it was that nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others. Nor is it then a welcome guest, affording only an uneasy sensation, and brings always with it a mixture...
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The principles of English grammar

William Lennie - English language - 1864 - 178 pages
...that loyalty as was expected. Milton seems to have been well acquainted with his own genius, and known what it was that nature had bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others. John did not meet us at the hour he himself had appointed. We were shocked at his want of punctuality,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1866 - 560 pages
...have bepi well acquainted л nh In- own genius, and to know whal H was that nature had bestowed noon him more bountifully than upon others : the power of displaying the vast, illnminatins; the splendid, enforcing the awful, darkening ihr gloninv, KiiJ aggravating the ilrendful....
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RECENT EXEMPLIFICATIONS OF FALSE PHILOLGY

FITZEDWARD HALL - 1872
...itself.6 1 " Others on whom the blessings of life are more bountifully bestowed." Rambler, No. 186. " He seems to have been well acquainted with his own...bestowed upon him more bountifully than upon others." Life of Hilton. 2 " Nurse went up-stairs with a most'boimtiful cut of home-baked bread and butter."...
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