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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
edited by - 1828
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 376 pages
...Sleep. Of wasting time by excessive sleep, Milton, speaking of his own morning occupations, says, " My morning haunts are, where they should be, at home...winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834 - 364 pages
...name Samson, and the child grew and the Lord blessed him. — Judges, xiii. THE POET'S MORNING. Mv morning haunts are, where they should be, at home...winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to read...
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The Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

1832 - 858 pages
...description of hia morning occupations. — " My morning haunts are wheie they should be, at homo ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular...feast; but up, and stirring; in winter, often ere sound of any bell awakes men to labor or to devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises,...
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The Works of Wm. Ellery Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - 1835 - 484 pages
...239. All Milton's habits were expressive of a refined and self-denying character. When charged by hia unprincipled slanderers with licentious habits, he...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 Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 1044 pages
...cunningly ; but because his limbec fails him, to give him and envy the more vexation, I will tell him. Those morning haunts are where they should be, at...winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to...
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A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies

Samuel Warren - 1835 - 582 pages
...will be assuredly at their best. Hearken to the cheering and spirit-stirring strains of Milton ! " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ;...stirring : in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awaken men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer, as oft as the bird that first rises, or not much...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine)., Volume 1

1837 - 860 pages
...troublesome times, was unceasing in the cultivation of his understanding, thus describes his own habits: — "Those morning haunts are where they should be —...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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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837 - 352 pages
...troublesome times, was unceasing in the cultivation of his understanding, thus describes his own habits; — "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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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 2

Robert Aris Willmott - 1838 - 400 pages
...of his own habits of life are eloquent and interesting. " His morning haunts," he declared, " were at home ; not sleeping or concocting the surfeits...irregular feast, but up and stirring ; in winter, often before the sound of any bell awakens men to labour or devotion ; in summer, as oft as the bird that...
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The Seasons of Life; with an Introduction on the Creation, and Primeval ...

Mary Ashdowne - 1839 - 328 pages
...exemplified in the active life of Milton, who has given us the following account of his own habits. " 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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