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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. "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes... - Page 110
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...good by evil; and that a fugitive and cloistered virtue was not to be praised, a virtue unexerciscd and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." These are some of his arguments against placed the press under the contrail of a state inquisitor,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...yet abstain, and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather ; that which purifies...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...been that of knowing good by evil; and that a fugitive and cloistered virtue was not to ffe praised, a virtue unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies...garland is to be run for not without dust and heat." These are some of his arguments against those, who affected to consider the restraint of the press...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...is, what wisdom can there be to chuse, what continence to forbear, without the knowledge of Evil ? He that can apprehend and consider Vice with all her...I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, that never sallies out and sees her Adversary that which is but a youngling in the contemplation of...
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Scraps

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 392 pages
...Falsehood grapple: Who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter ? " Again : " I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue,...immortal garland is to be run for— not without dust and beat." a single syllable on the Royal Prerogative, till the King had been proclaimed an enemy by the...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Electronic books - 1819 - 311 pages
...; what wisdome can there be to choose, what continence to forbeare without the knowledge of Evill ? He that can apprehend and consider Vice with all her...wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloister'd Vertue, unexercis'd and unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...that immortall garland is to be run for, not without dust and heatM Assuredly 1 He that can appreliend and consider Vice with all her baits and seeming pleasures,...wayfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloister'd Vertue, unexercis'd and unbreath'd, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but tlinks...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 19

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...is ; what wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear, without the knowledge of evil ? He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat." It is scarcely credible how any Christian, bearing in mind the spirit which elevated our blessed Saviour...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 32

1825
...abstain, and yet distinguish, arid yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered...garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.' It is evident that he is here writing for the few exalted natures like his own, without any consideration...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...is, what wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil ? He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her...prefer that which is truly better, he is the true warfaring Christian. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed,...
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