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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. Assuredly we bring not innocence... "
Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ... - Page 65
by John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
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Bases of Belief, an Examination of Christianity as a Divine Revelation by ...

Edward Miall - 1853 - 425 pages
...out of the race, where that immortal 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 us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
...out of the race, where that immortal 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 us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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An Account of the Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton: With an ...

Thomas Keightley - 1855 - 484 pages
...out of the race, where that immortal 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 us is trial ; and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 20

1857
...out of the race, where that immortal 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 us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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Sister Kate; Or, The Power of Influence

Julia Addison - 1857 - 582 pages
...slinks out of the race where that immortal 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 us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary.' Grandmamma, whose intended departure had been deferred week...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873
..." the race where that immortal garland is to be run for not" withstanding dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not " innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather; " that which purifies is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." There is much more in the same strain, a favourite one...
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Selections from the prose writings of John Milton, ed. with memoir, notes ...

John [prose Milton (selected]) - 1862
...out of the race, where that immortal 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 us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...out of the race, where that immortal garland ia to bo run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, — we bring impurity much rather : that which purifies us is trial, and tri il is by what is contrary. That virtue, thercf-trc, which ia but a youngling in the...
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The baptist Magazine

1863
...inevitably result from this course of conduct. To quote the words of the immortal Milton, " Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather ; that which purifies ue is trial, and trial is by what is contrary." Devotion to duty, eg, is a virtue that is generated...
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The Physiology and Pathology of the Mind

Henry Maudsley - 1867 - 442 pages
...slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust or heat. Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather : that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary . . . That virtue therefore which is a youngling in the contemplation...
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