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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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Gems of great authors; or, The philosophy of reading and thinking, selected ...

John Tillotson - 1880 - 386 pages
...cultivation of his understanding, thus describes his own habits : " 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 devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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Ward and Lock's 'long life' series, Part 9

George Black (M.D.) - 1880
...refreshing sleep. Milton says — " In winter, often ere the sound of any bell wakes man to labour or devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first...rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or to cause them to be read, till the attention be ready or memory have its full fraught ; then, with...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 7

James Comper Gray - 1880
...a one did, is the way to sow such grudges, VOL. VII. OT N sound of any bell awoke men to labour or devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first...rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors till attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught, then with useful and generous labours preserving...
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The Library of Choice Literature: Prose and Poetry Selected from ..., Volume 1

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1881
...habits, he thus gives an account of his morning hours. "Those morning haunts are where they »hoiild be, at home; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits...winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer a» oft with the bird that 6rst rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1882
...morning haunts," he tells ni*. *' are where they should be, — at home ; not sleeping, nor concoct ing the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and (stirring: in winter, often ere the sound uf any bell uwaken men to labour ur to devotion; in rammer. M oft u the bird that nr*t rises, or not...
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Litterarische fantasien en kritieken, Volume 12

Conrad Busken Huet - 1882
...waardige dichterlijke voorstelling. Ook de 1 „Those morning hauuts," schrijft hij „are where they should be, at home : „not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, bnt up and „stirring, in winter oftcu ere the sonnd of any bell awake men to labour, or „to devotion;...
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Self-effort; or, The true method of attaining success in life

Joseph Johnson - 1883 - 408 pages
..." Apology for Smectymnuus," gives a glimpse of his early habits: "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 devotion ; in summer, as oft with the first bird that rouses, or not much tardier, to read...
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Getting on in the World: Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - 1883 - 365 pages
...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, or concocting the...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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Home Words for Heart and Hearth

1883
...was at his Btudies, in winter, often ere tho sound of any bell awoke men to labour or to devotion ; m summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors till attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught; then with useful and generous labours preserving;...
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Getting on in the World, Or Hints on Success in Life: 55th thousand

William Mathews - 1885 - 365 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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