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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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New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1878 - 404 pages
...rhetoric, the enthusiasm of Macaulay, do not cast as intense a light as we could wish for in viewing "the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." There is a grandeur in the man that cannot be fitly described by the flushed fancy and the lavish strength...
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Outlines for the Study of English Classics: A Practical Guide for Students ...

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - English literature - 1878 - 197 pages
...(VI., st. 17.) " O woman! in our hours of ease." (VI., st. 30.) CHAPTER XIV. JOHN MILTON. 1608-1674. "Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." — Macaulay. " The first place among our English poets is due to Milton." — Addison. The following...
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Outlines for the Study of English Classics: A Practical Guide for Students ...

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - English literature - 1878 - 197 pages
...there a man with soul so dead." (VI., st. 2.) 3. From Marmion : CHAPTER XIV. JOHN MILTON. 1608-1674. "Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty."—Macaulay. " The first place among our English poets is due to Milton." —Addiaon. The...
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A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - English language - 1878 - 368 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...the philosopher, the glory of English literature, thc champion and the martyr of English liberty. Nothing better in the way of general review of character...
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Shaw's New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1879 - 404 pages
...In cheerful godliness : and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay."— Wordsworth. " John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...the champion and the martyr of English liberty."— Macaulay. " The old Wind poet hath published a tedious poem on the Fall of Man. If its length he not...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1880 - 829 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...By the general suffrage of the civilized world, his plnce has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors, however, though outvoted,...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day to commemorate, in all love and reverence, , but he knows it only by an inference ; till the restored light, coming in aid of tho civilised world his place has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors,...
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Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
...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...English literature, the champion and the martyr of hnglish liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is l)est known ; and it is of his poetry that we wish...
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Macaulay's Milton, ed. to illustrate the laws of rhetoric and composition by ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays], Milton.), Alexander Mackie - English language - 1884 - 179 pages
...purpose. But he is not uniformly good in this respect. Referring forward, to 1. 22, of this paragraph ' the poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory...Literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty ! ' we find the order unsatisfactory. We in our generation estimate Milton most highly as poet ; his...
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Shaw's New History of English Literature: Together with a History of English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Truman Jay Backus - American literature - 1884 - 490 pages
...for, in viewing " the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the'philosopher, the glory of English literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." There is a grandeur in the man that cannot be fitly described by the Hushed fancy and the lavish strength...
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