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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and Ecclesiastical ... - Page 318
by John Milton - 1809
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those ;ilso that love the twilight, nutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would...
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The civil war

William Godwin - Great Britain - 1824
...long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance b." They for themselves rather resemble that " noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, that flutter about, amazed at the track of the royal bird, and prognosticate in their envious gabble'...
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The retrospective review, Volume 9

1824
...her as an eagle mewing her mighty Eouth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day earn ; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms." ART. II. — The Works...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

Congregationalism - 1823
...locks : methink), I see her as an eagle renewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzlcd eye* at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing her...timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love tic twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble, would prognosticate...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methiuks I see her as an eagle, muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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Life of Erasmus: With Historical Remarks on the State of Literature Between ...

Charles Butler - 1825 - 244 pages
...liberty of the press, — " as " an eagle moving in his mighty youth, began to " kindle an undazzled eye at the full mid-day " beam, purging and unsealing her long abused " sight at the fountain of heavenly radiance." — Prom this aera therefore the renovation of letters must be dated : It was...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...strong man^iier sleep, gnd shaking her invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle, muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms. What should ye do then...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle, musing her mighty youth, and kindling her dazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, purging and unsealing...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means. Amer. Edit. Vol. II. pp. 63, 64. Could our extracts be consistently extended, our readers would not...
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The baptist Magazine

1831
..."rousing herself as a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks — as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means." Hence arose our danger, lest we should give our energies to passing { religion could -be maintained,...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam : purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance...flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, nutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects...
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