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" I trust hereby to make it manifest with what small willingness 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... "
A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ... - Page 32
by Alexander Young - 1840 - 104 pages
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." If we now pause to take a retrospect of our best prose writers from 1580 to the restoration in 1660,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." If we now pause to take a retrospect of our best prose writers from 1580 to the restoration in 1660,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark on a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." " We see him, however, under the oppression of all this cheerless and foreign matter, indulging in...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes — 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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes — 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 Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton - 1809
...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 kollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noise and hoarse dis.putes, put from beholding the bright countenance of truth, in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." Mr. Warton, who has cited the last sentence of this very interesting passage, as a proof that Milton,...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...cheerful and confident thoughts, to embark on a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes, from beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." ' We see him however, under the oppression of all this cheerless and foreign matter, indulging in the...
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The Life of the Right Reverend Father in God, Jeremy Taylor ...

Henry Kaye Bonney - 1815 - 384 pages
...confident thoughts, to embark in a BB 4 " troubled sea of noise and hoarse disputes, " put from beholding the bright countenance " of truth, in the quiet and still air of delight" ful studies." In these and other passages that might be cited from the prose of Milton, we...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...and confident thoughts, to embark in a troubled sea of noises and hoarse disputes — from beholding the bright countenance of Truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies, to come into the dim reflexion of hollow antiquities sold by the seeming bulk, and there be fain to...
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