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" I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes, and dogs... "
Forest Life - Page 62
by Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1842 - 484 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832 - 354 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge, and king Edward Greek. XII. ON THE SAME. I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes,...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

English poetry - 1833 - 240 pages
...honour'd Margaret. 114 > JOHN MILTON. ON THE DETRACTION WHICH FOLLOWED UPON MY WRITING CERTAIN TREATISES. I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes,...
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John Milton: His Life and Times, Religious and Political Opinions: With an ...

Joseph Ivimey - Poets, English - 1833 - 422 pages
...authority of some eminent men who favoured his opinion. The following lines are upon this subject : — " I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, By the known rules of antient liberty; When strait a barbarous noise environs me, Of owls, and cuckoos, asses, apes...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 1044 pages
...Hated not learning worse than toad or asp, When thou tauglit'st Cambridge, and King Edward, Greek. I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, By the known rules of ancient liberty ; When straight a barbarous noise environs me, Of owls, and cuckoos, asses,...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836 - 558 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge, and Kinj Edward Greek. ON THE SAME. I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1838 - 496 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge, and king Edward Greek. XII. ON THE SAME. I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes,...
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New Moral World, Volume 6

Socialism - 1839 - 416 pages
...Worship, Religion, Theology, and Education, can scarcely be found in any other Work extant (1839.) " I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, -By the known rules of ancient liberty, strait a barbarous noise environs me Owls and Cuckoos, Asses, Apes, and Dogs."...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839 - 496 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge, and king Edward Greek. XII. ON THE SAME. I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes,...
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Punch, Volume 110

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Shirley Brooks - English wit and humor - 1896 - 312 pages
...Dootrine, which even a CECIL now seems too much disposed to parley and palter with. Milton. " George did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty." Metbinks, however, that " CKOMVVEII,, our chief of men," admitted in «fn>y,...
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Forest Life, Volume 2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Frontier and pioneer life - 1842 - 262 pages
...and stationary auditors, Mr. Rice now exhibited his well-known person, not dressed as for a gala-day, but studiously slovenly and common in his array. The...was near at hand, and not a moment was to be lost. 35 CHAPTER XXXYI. 1 did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known laws of modern liberty....
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