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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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Utopia & Revolution: On the Origins of a Metaphor

Melvin Jonah Lasky - 726 pages
...mortal gift. As that other great English humanist, Platonist, and Calvinist, Milton, wrote, "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." [Walter R. Davis, A Map of Arcadia: Sidney's Romance in Its...
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The Life of John Milton: 1643-1649

David Masson - 2004 - 588 pages
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On Trial: From Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson

George Anastaplo - 2004 - 499 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 puriftes us is trial, and trial is by that which is contrary. John Milton, Complete Poems and Major...
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Twelve Centuries Of English Poetry And Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice E. Andrews - 2004 - 772 pages
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Beyond the First Amendment: The Politics of Free Speech and Pluralism

Samuel P. Nelson - 2005 - 226 pages
...between ideas.'7 He also employs military images in describing this competitive process: "Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...us is Triall, and Triall is by what is contrary." He later describes these trials as "Wars of Truth."'8 Truth must be tested or else we can have no real...
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Milton and the Spiritual Reader: Reading and Religion in Seventeenth-century ...

David Ainsworth - 2005 - 308 pages
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 pages
...The citing of Milton's intolerance attests to the failure to have learned what he taught: "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" (728). PROVOKING OBJECTS Milton was never a happy liberal...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Chochrane - 2005 - 564 pages
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The Augustinian Epic, Petrarch to Milton

J. Christopher Warner - 2005 - 270 pages
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Argumentation in Practice

Frans H. Van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser - 2005 - 368 pages
...slinks out of the race, where the immortall garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.... [T]hat which purifies us is triall, and triall is by what is contrary... [T]rue temperance [is that which can] see and know, and yet abstain" (1644/1959 (2):514-516). References...
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