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" I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 252
by Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The Orator: A Monthly Magazine of Speeches, Plays, Dialogues ..., Volume 1

1857
...hundred years, •with a voice of multitudinous music, like that of a great wind in a forest: " I can not praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised...race where that immortal garland is to be run for, notwithstanding dust and heat." Can you not fancy the parish beadles getting up and walking rapidly...
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The poetical works of James R. Lowell, Volume 2

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...vero habere virtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquam, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says,—" I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."— Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it, and might well exclaim...
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Fable for critics. Bigelow papers. Unhappy lot of Mr. Knott. An oriental ...

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1858
...vero habere virtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquant, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says, — "I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and keatS' — Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it. and might well...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 18

1858
...our gracious Preserver after having been seven weeks at sea. A BATTLE MUST PRECEDE VICTORY. I CAN NOT praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue unexercised...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. This was the reason why the sage and serious poet, Spenser, describing true temperance under the person...
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Discourses, Charges, Addresses, Pastoral Letters, Etc. Etc

Alonzo Potter - Sermons, American - 1858 - 453 pages
...unbrcathed, that never sallies out and . seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race, when * Milton. that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." " In this theatre of man's life," says Bacon, " it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers...
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Discourses, Charges, Addresses, Pastoral Letters, Etc. Etc

Alonzo Potter - Sermons, American - 1858 - 453 pages
...wrestling with the perverseness of men, and the obstructions of nature and Providence. " It must be no fugitive and cloistered virtue* unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race, when * Milton. 16 that immortal garland is to be run...
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The Biglow Papers

James Russell Lowell - American wit and humor - 1859 - 198 pages
...vero habere nrtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquam, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says,—-" I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.—Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it, and might well...
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The Biglow papers, ed. with a preface by the author of 'Tom Brown's schooldays'.

James Russell Lowell - 1859
...vero habere virtutem satis est, quasi artem aliquam, nisi utare, and from our Milton, who says, — " I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heal? — Areop. He had taken the words out of the Roman's mouth, without knowing it, and might well...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873
...to virtue and strength consists in full walking amid both, distinguishing, avoiding, and choosing. " I cannot praise a " fugitive and cloistered virtue,...unexercised and unbreathed, " that never sallies out to see her adversary, but slinks out of " the race where that immortal garland is to be run for not"...
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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - English literature - 1860 - 404 pages
...of the good," &c. What a contrast to the fused warmth which Milton infuses into the same subject. " I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...unexercised, and unbreathed, that never sallies out and seeks her adversary, but slinks out of the race when that immortal garland is to be run for, not without...
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