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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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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...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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God in Human Thought: Or, Natural Theology Traced in Literature ..., Volume 2

Ezra Hall Gillett - 1874
...slinks 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 SIR THOMA8 BROWJTE. 505 triall, and triall is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which is...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, and 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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Select thoughts on the ministry and the Church, gathered by E. Davies

Select thoughts - 1875
...the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly we Inng 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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Book 1 of the Faery Queene

Edmund Spenser - 1875 - 251 pages
...young of man or beast ; here, of lambs. AS geonglic, Ger. jungling. Milton has it, Areopagitica, " That vertue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation of Evil." Drummond of Hawthornden, speaking of our Lord's infancy, calls Him " that heaven-sent youngling."...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1876
...out of the race, where that immortall garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly, we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity...rather : that which purifies us is triall, and triall by what is contrary. That vertue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation of evill,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly rch and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' a trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue, therefore, which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat. Assuredly in married men than in bachelors, and the depraved custom of change, trial, and trial is by what is contrary. That virtue therefore which is but a youngling in the contemplation...
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The Milton Anthology: Selected from the Prose Writings

John Milton - 1876 - 486 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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