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" Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 144
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Milton's Comus, L'allegro, and Il penseroso, with notes etc., by J. Hunter

John Milton - 1864
...therefore, listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. ' The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Milton's Comus, L'Allegro and Il Penseroso: With Numerous Illustrative Notes Etc

John Milton - 1864 - 96 pages
...therefore, listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. ' The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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The Six Chief Lives from Johnson's Lives of the Poets: With Macaulay's Life ...

Samuel Johnson - 1881 - 466 pages
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The soiig of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations ^ to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Milton, with an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Johnson - 1892 - 139 pages
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the 30 invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment,...
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Johnson's Life of Milton, with intr. and notes by F. Ryland

Samuel Johnson - 1894
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the 10 invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment,...
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Lives of Milton and Addison

Samuel Johnson, John Wight Duff - 1900 - 209 pages
...therefore listens as to a 25 lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, 30 and take no dangerous...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety a. 199 The song of Comus has airiness and jolity3; but, what may . recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations 1 to pleasure are so general that they excite no distinct images of ; corrupt enjoyment, and take no...
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Educational Foundations, Volume 17

1906
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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Milton

Samuel Johnson - 1907 - 144 pages
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invita' 5 tigns to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment,...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 452 pages
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has airiness and jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous...
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