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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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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...English liberty. It is by his poetry that Milton is best knowji4_and_it-is of his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilised...
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Milton. Machiavelli. Hallam's Constitutional history. Southey's Colloquies ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1903
...the philosopher, the glory of English literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty.4 It is by his poetry that Milton is best known ; and...we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of 1 In the De Doctrind CArisliand Milton inclines to a somewhat anthropomorphic conception of the Deity....
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review ..., Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1903
...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...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty.4 It is by his poetry that Milton is best known ; and it is of his poetry that we wish first...
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Macaulay's Essays on Milton and Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903 - 226 pages
...reverence, the genius and virtues of John I Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the I glory of English literature, the champion and the...It is by his poetry that Milton is best known; and 5 it is of his poetry that we wish first to speak. By the general suffrage of the civilised world,...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 5

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...parts of the course that it is unnecessary to dwell longer on him here. Srobn jfflMlton 1608-1674. "John Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty." — TB Macaulay. In personal appearance Milton was attractive, being of medium size and well proportioned,...
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Milton. Machiavelli. Hallam's Constitutional history. Southey's Colloquies ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1903
...of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and virtues of John Milton, .-ihe poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory of...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty.4 It is by his poetry that Milton is best known ; and it is of his poetry that we wish first...
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A Manual of American Literature

James Brady Smiley - American literature - 1905 - 336 pages
...that year a child was born in the heart of London town who was destined to become, as Macaulay says, "the poet, the statesman, the philosopher, the glory...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty," — John Milton. John Smith, 1579-1631. — In that same year, 1608, the famous soldier and adventurer,...
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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - American literature - 1905 - 557 pages
...godliness; and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay. —Wordsworth's Ode to Milton. Milton, the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty.—Macaitlay. Masterpiece—Paradise Lost. Other noted works— Paradise Regained, Hymn on...
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A Manual of American Literature

James Brady Smiley - American literature - 1905 - 336 pages
...town who was destined to become, as Macaulay says, " the poet, the statesman, the philosopher,-the glory of English literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty," — John Milton. John Smith, 1579-1631. — In that same year, 1608, the famous soldier and adventurer,...
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High School English: A Manual of Composition and Literature

Harriet Louise Keeler, Mary Elizabeth Adams - English language - 1906 - 279 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...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty. -•- MACAULAY : Essay on Milton. Periodic sentences whose component parts are arranged in a climax...
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