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" ... if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions. "
The Emerald - Page 237
1806
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The Corsair: A Gazette of Literature, Art, Dramatic Criticism ..., Volume 1

1839 - 694 pages
...martial, or civil ditties, which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have ! a great power over dispositions and manners to smooth and make them !...gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions." A crowd of further witnesses might be brought to illustrate the respect in which music was held in...
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The Educator: Prize Essays on the Expediency and Means of Elevating the ...

Central Society of Education (London, England), John Lalor, John Abraham Heraud, Edward Higginson, James Simpson - 1839 - 558 pages
...martial, or civil ditties; which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them...gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions." These recreations, on the authority of our great religious poet, I would carefully include among the...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1840 - 694 pages
...martial, or civil ditties; which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them...gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions.' These recreations, on the authority of our great religious poet, I would carefully include among the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 840 pages
...liv'et, Live well ; how long, or short, permit to Heaven : And now prepare thee for another sight." t, To him who gives us all, I yield a part; From him you come, for him accept it here, A fra Of cattle grazing ; others, whence the sound Of instruments, that made melodious chime, Was heard,...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 492 pages
...liv'st, " Live well; how long, or short, permit to Heaven : " And now prepare thee for another sight." He look'd, and saw a spacious plain, whereon Were tents of various hue : by some, were herds Of cattle grazing : others, whence the sound Of instruments, that made melodious chime, Was heard,...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 556 pages
..." Live well ; how long, or short, permit to Heaven : 555 " And now prepare thee for another sight." He look'd, and saw a spacious plain, whereon Were tents of various hues : hy some, were herds Of cattle grazing : others, whence the sound Of instruments, that made melodious...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...thou livest Live well; how long, or short, permit to Heaven: And now prepare thee for another sight." He look'd, and saw a spacious plain, whereon Were tents of various hue ; by some were herds Of cattle grazing ; others, whence the sound Of instruments, that made melodious chime, Was heard,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 826 pages
...liv'at, Live well ; how long, or short, permit to Heaven : And now prepare thee for another sight." s thy constant mind. They '11 tell thee, sailors, when away, In every port sonie, were herds Of cattle grazing ; others, whence the sound Of instruments, that made melodious...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With an Introductory Review, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845 - 572 pages
...martial, or civil ditties ; which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them...gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions. The like also would not be unexpedient after meat, to assist and cherish nature iu her first concoction,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845 - 572 pages
...martial, or civil ditties ; which, if wise men and prophets be not extremely out, have a great power over dispositions and manners, to smooth and make them...gentle from rustic harshness and distempered passions. The like also would not be unexpedient after meat, to assist and cherish nature in her first concoction,...
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