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" ... moral and intellectual qualities. Nor, we are convinced, will the severest of our readers blame us if, on an occasion like the present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 430
1844
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 4

1826
...these points," and then proceed to their purpose, which is "to commemorate in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." We were particularly struck with the character given of the Puritans by these reviewers, and we shall...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...as well as move us, to elevate as well as to instruct. MILTON. (No. 1.) Disquisition on his Poetry.* It is by his poetry that Milton is best known ; and it is of his poetry that we wish to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilised world, his place has been assigned among the greatest...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...of his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the genreal suffrage of the civilised world, his place has been- assigned among the greatest masters of...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day to commemorate, in all love and reverence, punishment on the murderers. He showed no tenderness...whom nothing was to be got, were suffered to depart; g-eatest masters of the art His detractors, however, though out-voted, have not been silenced. There...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...present, we in m for a short time from the topics of the day to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory of English liierature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is best...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton. the poet, the statesman, (he philosopher, the glory of English literature, the...By the general suffrage of the civilized world, his plar.e has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors, however, though out-voted,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; end it is of his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilized world,...
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CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS

LORK MACAULAY - 1860
...of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of Jjolm Milton, Hie poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory of...wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilised world, his place has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors,...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 28

Industries - 1860
...short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and the virtues of John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory of English literature, and the martyr of English liberty ! " When did he play martyr for liberty — when he sacrificed her...
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Life of Milton

David Masson - 1860 - 267 pages
...parts are of nearly equal length, and, taken together, constitute a complete and very brilliant Life of Milton, " the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...the glory of English literature, the champion and martyr of English liberty." Professor Masson, of London University, has spent years upon a Life of...
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