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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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(XXX, 387 p.)

William Ellery Channing - 1849 - 432 pages
...incitements, as you have heard, to the love and steadfast observation of virtue."— Vol. I. pp. 238, 239. All Milton's habits were expressive of a refined and...often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labor, or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors,...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...old adage, " and I'll tell you what you are." Milton, speaking of his 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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Success in Life: The Lawyer

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1850 - 184 pages
...his own part 1 No ; read, young man, for your special benefit, what he says of his mode of life. " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ;...often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labor or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors,...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850 - 594 pages
...writes from experience, being an early riser, as we learn from his Apology for Snuctymnut : '• 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 read...
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Self-education

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1851 - 224 pages
...the work of self-education. Thus he says to us, in his apology for his early life and writings, " 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 rouses, or not much tardier ; to...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 30

1851 - 508 pages
...pleasantly his own brief account of his habit of early rising reads! — " Those morning haunts ar# where they should be, at home ; not sleeping or concocting...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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Compitum, Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1851 - 494 pages
...t Hist. iii. J De Contemptu Mundi, ii. 18. § De Finibus, ii. 20. y Ovid. Met. xi. 605. H D. ia 3. they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting...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 read...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - 1852 - 472 pages
...malice. MILTON'S public life is known to all, of his private habits he shall speak for himself*; " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ;...stirring. In winter often ere the sound of any bell awakes men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - 1852 - 466 pages
...public life is known to all, of his private habits he shall speak for himself*; " My morning haunts arc where they should be, at home ; not sleeping or concocting...stirring. In winter often ere the sound of any bell awakes men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852 - 472 pages
...he thus speaks, in answer to his calumniators—"Those morning haunts are where they should be—at home; not sleeping or concocting the surfeits of an"...stirring in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awaken men to labour or devotion; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier,...
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