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" It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions they deserve the attention of every man who wishes to become acquainted with the full power of the English language. They abound with passages... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 119
1869
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1827 - 684 pages
...exertion so different as poetry and prose. It is the remark of a modern critic, that his prose writings abound with passages, compared with which the finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. So we think and feel. It is an immortal honor that he advanced far beyond the knowledge or the views...
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Selections Fron the Edinburgh Review, Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

1835 - 932 pages
...contrai ins cvchor orbi." U is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, IK? so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. They arc a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stilt with gorgeous embroidery. Not oven in the...
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The Young men's magazine, Volumes 1-2

British and foreign young men's society - 1837 - 556 pages
...our part, necessary. " It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 464 pages
...contrarius evehor orbi.' It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff, with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844 - 270 pages
...contrariiu evehor orbi. It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve tin. l 8L H g ȷ ¨ | 97 inf1 insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth et gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery....
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 404 pages
...(1608-1674.) ["!T id to be regretted," says Macaulay, "that the prose writings of MILTON should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve the...sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of thn Paradise...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 782 pages
...contnrius erehor orbl." It is to be regretted that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, very thing to the hazard, and gave orders that all...quarters in a grove of mangotrees near Plassey, within cloth of gold. The style is stiff, with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...prose writings of Milton should, in our time, be so little read. As compositions, they deserve (lie cloth of gold. The style is stiff with gorgeous embroidery. Not even in the earlier books of the Paradise...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...is to be regretted,' says a modern critic, 'that the prose writings of Milton should, in our time, o go ; Whilst some of their sad friends do say, The...So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, »Hh which the finest declamations of Burke sink into insignificance. They are a perfect field of doth...
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