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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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(XXX, 387 p.)

William Ellery Channing - 1849
...licentious habits, he thus gives an account of his morning hours ; — "Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the...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
...what you are." Milton, speaking of his morning occupations, says, " 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 rises, or not much tardier, to...
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Success in Life: The Lawyer

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1850 - 177 pages
...man, for your special benefit, what he says of his mode of life. " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the...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 - 542 pages
...an early riser, as we learn from his Apology for Snuctymnut : '• 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 rises, or not much tardier, to read...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 30

1851
...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 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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Compitum; or, The meeting of the ways at the Catholic Church [by K.H. Digby].

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1851
...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 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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Self-education

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1851
...Thus he says to us, in his apology for his early life and writings, " 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...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - 1852 - 436 pages
...known to all, of his private habits he shall speak for himself*; " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping or concocting the...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
...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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Sir Christopher Wren and his times

James Elmes - 1852
...habits he shall speak for himself*; " My morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not deeping or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast,...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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