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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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Comus

John Milton - 1947 - 102 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 Threshold of English Prose

Henry Arthur Treble - 1930 - 240 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 Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...therefore listens as to a lecture, without passion, without anxiety. The song of Comus has ariness and jollity; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations • Mr. Warton intimates (and there can be little doubt of the truth of his conjecture) that Milton...
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