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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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Macaulay's Essays on Addison and Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898 - 212 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,...statesman, the/ \ philosopher, the glory of English Iiterature7"tf1e--efeamp"1orr- \ 1ol and the martyr of English liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton...
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Macaulay's Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Poets, English - 1899 - 114 pages
...and the martyr of English liberty. 8. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; ; i; id itis of his poetry that we wish first to speak. -By the...has been assigned among the greatest masters of the 20 art. His detractors, however, though outvoted, have not been silenced. There are many critics, and...
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Composition and Rhetoric for Schools

Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon - English language - 1899 - 458 pages
...THACKERAY: Vanity Fair. I. Punctuate the following paragraphs from Macaulay, Southey, and Webster : 1. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known and it is of his poetry that we first wish to speak by the general suffrage of the civilized world his place has been assigned among...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1899 - 272 pages
...we turn for a so 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, 5 the champion and the martyr of English liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; and...
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National Worthies, Being a Selection from the National Portrait Gallery

Constable, Archibald, and company - 1899 - 74 pages
..."Paradise Regained" and the noble and pathetic tragedy of " Samson Agonistes " are attributed to 1670. "John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...the glory of English literature, the champion and martyr of English liberty." "There is no spectacle in the history of literature more touching and sublime...
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The Structure of the English Sentence

Lillian Gertrude Kimball - English language - 1900 - 244 pages
...makes that thing more fully known by revealing another of its attributes ; as, " We turn to commemorate the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." — Macaulay. " At the first glimpse he thought it a dog — long, lean, skulking, prowling, tawny...
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The Structure of the English Sentence

Lillian Gertrude Kimball - English language - 1900 - 244 pages
...fresco to Leonardo, and his campaigns to Napoleon, that was his history to Macaulay. — Trevelyan. 14. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; and it is of his poetry that we first wish to speak.—Macaulay. 15. Shall I care about how they criticise the outside of my life?...
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The Structure of the English Sentence

Lillian Gertrude Kimball - English language - 1900 - 244 pages
...fresco to Leonardo, and his campaigns to Napoleon, that was his history to Macaulay. — Trevelyan. 14. It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; and it js of his poetry that we -first wish to speak — Macaulay. \' V— J" " 15. Shall I care about h'ow...
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A Modern Rhetoric

George Earle Merkley - English language - 1902 - 315 pages
...for the sake of emphasis. Observe the force that is gained by repetition in the following sentences : It is by his poetry that Milton is best known ; and it is of his poetry that we wish first to speak. — Macaulay. Milton did not strictly belong to any of the classes which we have described. He was...
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Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903 - 160 pages
...we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love 25 and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet, the...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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