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" ... up and stirring, in 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 good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory... "
The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ... - Page 111
by William Hayley - 1810
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The Monthly Review

1805
...out," as he says, " stray crimes against him at a venture :"" Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the...surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, m wmter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...fails him, to give him and envy the more vexation, I will tell him. Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the...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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
...regularity of his own habits : My " morning haunts (he rejoins upon " a slanderous Adversary) are 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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
...gularity of his own habits: My "morning haunts (he rejoins upon " a slanderous Adversary) are where they should be, at home, " not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, " but up anil stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell " awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - 1820 - 173 pages
...irregular feast, but up, and stirring; in 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 good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary,...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

Youth's instructor - 1830
...MILTON'S MORNING OCCUPATIONS. MY morning haunts, says this great and celebrated man, are 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 to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 44

1821
...spiritual and intellectual life ; and he could say with Milton, " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the...irregular feast, but up, and stirring; in winter, ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or Mr. Prattaga bad enriched hit library witK Mr....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...himself in his Apology fur Smectynwuus, p. 109. vol. i. edit. 1738. "My morning haunts are where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...himself in his Apology far Smectymnuus, p. 109. vol. i. edit. 1738. "My morning haunts are where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the...winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer aa oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...morning, and prove the truth of what he says of himself in his Apology for Smectymnuus, " that he was up and stirring, in 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,...
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