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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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Autobiography of John Milton: Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 250 pages
...lines, doubtless described his own feelings, when, at the age of POETRY, PATRIOTISM, AND PIEn. 117 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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Autobiography of John Milton, Or, Milton's Life in His Own Words

John Milton - Poets, English - 1872 - 234 pages
...lines, doubtless described his own feelings, when, at the age oŁ POETRY, PATRIOTISM, AND PIET\. 117 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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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Fiction - 1872 - 462 pages
...deities in arms to quench her thirst at a small lake, and who were in consequence changed into frogs. I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, \\ hon straight a barbarous noise environs roe Of owls and cuckoos, asses,...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873 - 754 pages
...by Milton himself in MS. to the two Sonnets together ; but they may have heen written separately. i. 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 a Life of the Author; Preliminary ...

John Milton - 1873 - 678 pages
...Cambridge, and was afterwards one of the tutors of Edward VI. See his biography, 480 VII. 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 life and notes [by G. Gilfillan ...

John Milton - 1874 - 758 pages
...the University of Cambridge, and afterwards made one of the tutors to Edward VI. 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 608 pages
...wild While the heaven-born child All meanly wrapt in the rude manger fits." — Od. Nat. 29—31. ' I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me."-—Sonwt XII. " Took leave,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 794 pages
...HARTE. Courtling, I rather thou shouldst utterly Dispraise my work than praise it frostily. BEN JONSON. I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me. MILTON. In every work regard...
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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - Bible - 1876 - 628 pages
...indited by Milton on the detraction which followed upon his writing certain treatises, begins, — " 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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...HARTE. Courtling, I rather thpu shouldst utterly Dispraise my work than praise it frostily. BEN JONSON. I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me. MILTON. In ever)' work regard...
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