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" Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach... "
Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and Ecclesiastical ... - Page 315
by John Milton - 1809
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Ioannis Wallisii Grammatica linguae Anglicanae: Cui praefigitur, De loquela ...

John Wallis - English language - 1765 - 281 pages
.../b I ^ O jl i - ' т.- т , • l .. l >• . W t** и Lords and Commons of England, confider what Nation it is whereof Ye are, and whereof Ye are the Governours. A Nation not flow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing fpirit, acute to invent,...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...outward union of cold, and neutrall, and inwardly divided minds. Lords and Commons of England, confider what Nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governours : a Nation not flow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing fpirit, acute "to...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - Education - 1780 - 381 pages
...outward union of cold, and neutrall, and inwardly divided minds. Lords and Commons of England, contfder what Nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governours : a Nation not flow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing fpirit, acute to invent,...
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Monarchy - 1805
...branches, beyond any man I ever knew. He had a particular way of insinuating himself into people, Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governours. A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious and piercing spirit, acute to invent,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...outward union of cold, and neutral, and inwardly divided minds. Lords and commons of England ! confider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not flow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing fpirit ; acute to invent, fubtile and linewy...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Poets, English - 1806
...outward union of cold, and neutral, and inwardly divided minds. Lords and commons of England ! confider what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not flow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing fpirit ; acute to invent, fubtile and fihewy...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...MILTON. [Concluded from p. 176.] Lords and Commons of England ! Consider what nation it is whereof' we are, and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, hut of a quick, ingenuous, ami piercing spirit ; acute to invent, suhtile and sinewy to discourse,...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 26

Missions - 1848
...Hamilton may he truly applied the well-known description given by Milton of the English people — ' A nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious,...point the highest that human capacity can soar to.' A memory which seemed to retain all that he ever read or heard, furnished an inexhaustible storehouse...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...beseeches the Parliament to beware of what they do by placing the Press under an Imprimatur — " Lords and Commons of " England ! consider what Nation it...a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit ; acute to in" vent, subtle and sinewy to discourse ; not beneath the reach " of any point the highest that human...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...and Commons of England ! consider what Nation it is wherof ye are, and wherof ye are the governours : a Nation not slow and dull, but of. a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, suttle and sinewy to discours, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can...
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