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" ... or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught : then with useful and generous labours preserving... "
Pamphleteer: Dedicated to Both Houses of Parliament, to be Continued ... - Page 510
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Getting on in the World: Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - 1883 - 398 pages
...proudly says the latter, in one of the few passages in which he gives us a peep into his private life, " are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping,...stirring; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awakens men to labor or devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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Getting on in the World, Or Hints on Success in Life: 55th thousand

William Mathews - 1885 - 388 pages
...few passages in which ho gives us a peep into his private life, " arc where they should be, at homo ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular...stirring ; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awakens men to labor or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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A History of Education

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1886 - 378 pages
...controversial tracts, replying to certain calumniations, he depicts his personal habits as follows : " Those morning haunts are where they should be —...stirring in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awakens men to labor or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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The Imperial Highway: Essays on Business and Home Life, with Biographies of ...

Jerome Paine Bates - 1886 - 882 pages
...proudly says the latter, in one of the few passages in which he gives us a peep into his private life, "are where they should be — at home ; not sleeping,...surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring." No man appears to have written with more ease than Dickens ; yet a published letter of his shows that,...
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The Minor Poems of John Milton

John Milton - 1887 - 258 pages
...many'incitements, as you have heard, to the love and steadfast observation of virtue " (vol. i. pp. 238, All Milton's habits were expressive of a refined and...winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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Old England: Its Scenery, Art, and People

James Mason Hoppin - 1887 - 528 pages
...question as to " what were his ways while at the University," he says : " Those morning haunts are what they should be at home, not- sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, wit up and stirring — in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awoke men to labor or to devotion...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 402 pages
...charged on him. In like spirit he replies to the suspicious calumny respecting his morning haunts. " Those morning haunts are where they should be, at...winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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THE WORKS

WILLIAM E. CHANNING, D.D. - 1891 - 1074 pages
...incitements, as you have heard, to the love and steadfast observation of virtue." — Vol. /., pp. 238, 239All ouse, and seekin (¡f any bell awake men to labor, or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or...
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Milton's Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity: L'allegro : Il Penseroso ...

John Milton - 1891 - 236 pages
...(ie Milton's opponent) follows me to the city... 'and where my morning haunts are, he wisses not. ' Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home; not sleeping... but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1892 - 602 pages
...early life arid writings. Of his personal habits he thus speaks, in answer to his calumniators : " Those morning haunts are where they should be — at home ; not sleeping, or toncocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring in winter, often ere the sound of...
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