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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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John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...I'll tell him. Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home; not sleeping, or concocting0 the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring,...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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Getting on in the World; Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - 2005 - 376 pages
...irregular feast, but up and 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, to good authors, or cause them to be read, till attention be weary or memory have its full freight ; then...
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