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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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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1885 - 898 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topies of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, . He was in power at the time of the Synod of Dort, and civilised world, his place has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors,...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ...

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885 - 1150 pages
...creed removes him still farther from the universal gratitude and delight of mankind. — LEIGH HUNT. John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty. — TB MACAULAY. Shakspeare and Milton have had their rise, and they will have their decline. — LORD...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 1

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885
...creed removes him still farther from the universal gratitude and delight of mankind. — LEIGH HUNT. John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...the champion and the martyr of English liberty.— TB MACAULAY. Shakspeare and Milton have had their rise, and they will have their decline. — LORD...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day to commemorate, in all love and reverence, that make them take quite contrary courses; and by...their children , should begin it whilst they are very civilised world his place has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors,...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - Readers, American - 1888 - 345 pages
...JOHN MILTON (1608-1674). " The first place among our English poets is due to Milton." — ADDISON. " Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." — MACAU LAY. JOHN MILTON, the illustrious poet, was born in London in 1608. His father was a scrivener...
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Reviews, Essays, and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1890 - 1058 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, gross besknown ; and it is of his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilized...
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John Milton: An Essay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1892 - 81 pages
...they wore in imitation of St. Francis. topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...his poetry that Milton is best known ; and it is of s his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilized world, his place...
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Lord Macaulay's Essays ; And, Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1892 - 924 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love aiU reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty. 'tractors, however, though out-voted, have not been silenced. There are many critics, and some of great...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Authors, English - 1893 - 190 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 statesman, the philosopher, the glory of English litera- 25 ture, the champion and the martyr of English liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is...
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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1895 - 923 pages
...present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, civilised world, his place has been assigned among the greatest masters of the art. His detractors,...
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