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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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Milton's L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Arcades, Lycidas, Sonnets Etc

John Milton - 1889 - 222 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge and King Edward Greek. xn. 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: English and Latin, Volume 1

John Milton - 1892 - 414 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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The Life and Times of C. G. Memminger

Henry Dickson Capers - Blue Ridge Railroad - 1893 - 636 pages
...Proselytes he made in 1825: May the day not be at hand when he may say in the language of Milton— " I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs— By the known rules of ancient Liberty— When straight a barbarous noise environs me; They brawl for Freedom in...
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The Life of John Milton: 1643-1649

David Masson - 1859 - 758 pages
...been enough for him to repeat to himself, by way of comment, the lines he had already written — " 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: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 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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Suggestive Illustrations on the Gospel According to Matthew: Illustrations ...

Francis Nathan Peloubet - Bible - 1897 - 488 pages
...slave ; Which any print of goodness will not take, Being capable of all ill." PEARLS BEFORE SWINE. " 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 Shorter Poems of John Milton: Including the Two Latin Elegies and ...

John Milton - English poetry - 1898 - 358 pages
...worse than toad or asp, £-- When thou taught 'st Cambridge and King 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 Minor Poems of John Milton

John Milton - 1898 - 232 pages
...not learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge and King 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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An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1899 - 354 pages
...in the second of the sonnets, 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 L. r* Of owls and cuckoos, asses,...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 14

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899 - 446 pages
...learning worse than toad or asp, When thou taught'st Cambridge and King 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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