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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 Media and Democracy

John Keane - 1991 - 202 pages
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Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore - 1991 - 388 pages
...implicates it more thoroughly with the good: 'We know good only by means of evil' (xv. ii5), while 'that which purifies us is triall, and triall is by what is contrary' (Prose Works, ii. 5t5; cf. 517-8). Indicated here is the potentially punitive and paranoid dimension...
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The Democracy Reader: Classic and Modern Speeches, Essays, Poems ...

Diane Ravitch, Abigail M. Thernstrom - 1992 - 331 pages
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - 1992 - 209 pages
...knowing the good by evil, for Milton knows his readers' eyes are already opened by sin: "Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather" (CP, 2.515). Instead, Areopagitica endorses the notion that fallen humanity knows good by evil through...
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Milton, Poet of Duality: A Study of Semiosis in the Poetry and the Prose

Richard Allen Shoaf - 1993 - 225 pages
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Renaissance Lives: Portraits of an Age

Theodore K. Rabb - 1993 - 262 pages
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Economics and Evolution: Bringing Life Back Into Economics

Geoffrey Martin Hodgson - 1996 - 381 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. A beautiful modern example, on the theme of suffering and...
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Patient A

Lee Blessing - 1993 - 47 pages
...costs, even if it means accusing the rest of the human race and heaven. — Camus, La Chute 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, AreopagUica PATIENT A was first produced at Signature...
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Greenfield on Educational Administration: Towards a Humane Science

Thomas Barr Greenfield, Peter Ribbins - 1993 - 285 pages
...the Areopagitica is found as Milton addresses the question of how truth is to be known: '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.'8 Milton spoke out against the truth makers who operate out...
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The Journalist's Moral Compass: Basic Principles

Steven R. Knowlton, Patrick Parsons - 1994 - 246 pages
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