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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Interspersed with ... - Page 431
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 350 pages
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the...ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which are conferrdd on one more worthy than themselves, or else who do not...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1845 - 586 pages
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the...ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which are conferred on one more worthy than themselves, or else who do not...
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The prose works of John Milton, with prelim. remarks and notes by ..., Volume 1

John [prose] Milton - 1848 - 590 pages
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the...ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which are conferred on one more worthy than themselves, or else who do not...
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Oliver Cromwell and the Protectorate

Sir Daniel Wilson - 1848 - 336 pages
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. "We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the few among us, who are either ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which...
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A Lecture on the Life and Character of Oliver Cromwell: Delivered Before the ...

Sherman B. Canfield - 1850 - 155 pages
...remained to conduct the Government and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the few among us, who, either ambitious of honors which they have not the capacity to sustain or who envy those which are conferred on one more...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue ; except the few among us, who, either ambitious of the honours which they have not the capacity to sustain or who envy those which are conferred on...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 pages
...lo conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the...ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which are conferred on one more worthy than themselves, or else who do not...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 4

1855 - 1132 pages
...to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue. Except the few among us who aro ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which arc conferred...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856 - 866 pages
...remained to conduct the government, and to save the country. We all wHlingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue; except the few among us, who, either ambitious of the honours which they have not the capacity to sustain or wiio envy those which are conferred...
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English Puritanism and Its Leaders: Cromwell, Milton, Baxter, Bunyan

John Tulloch - 1861 - 488 pages
...remained to conduct the government and serve the country. We all willingly yield the palm of sovereignty to your unrivalled ability and virtue, except the...ambitious of honours which they have not the capacity to sustain, or who envy those which are conferred on one more worthy than themselves, or else who do not...
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