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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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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1890
...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 purifips us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue therefore which is but a youngling...
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Examinations Papers

1894
...out of the race, where tbat 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. — MILTON. 2. Translate— (a) La plus subtile de toutes...
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Passages of the Bible: Chosen for Their Literary Beauty and Interest

James George Frazer - 1895 - 467 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 ' (Milton, ' Areopagitica '). P. 398. ' Now are we the sons...
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The Message of Man: A Book of Ethical Scriptures Gathered from Many Sources ...

1895 - 323 pages
...the race, where that immortal garland is OF H to be run for, not without dust and heat. 21. 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. 22. He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her baits...
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - 1900 - 570 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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Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature

Edward Dowden - 1900 - 341 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." He chooses " a dram of well-doing before many times as much of the forcible hindrance of evil-doing."...
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Culture and Restraint

Hugh Black - 1901 - 350 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." * He thinks the poet Spenser a better teacher than Scotus...
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Searching for Truth

George Otis Draper - 1902 - 579 pages
...out of the race, where the 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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Areopagitica ...

John Milton - 1903 - 80 pages
...out of the race, where that immortall garland is to be run for, not without duft and heat. Affuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...youngling in the contemplation of evill, and knows not the utmoft that vice promifes to her followers, and rejects it, is but a blank vertue, not a pure ; her...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - 1903 - 379 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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