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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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Works, Volumes 1-2

William Ellery Channing - 1862
...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 ns oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors,...
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Memoir of the Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel: Civil Engineer, Vice ...

Richard Beamish - 1862 - 359 pages
...reply of Milton to his detractors may well apply to those of Brunel. His mornings were occupied "not in sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular...stirring. In winter often ere the sound of any bell awoke men to labour or devotion : in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier."...
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Getting on in the World

William Mathews - 1874 - 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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Getting on in the World; or Hints onn Success in Life

William Mathews - 1874
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1875 - 767 pages
...in answer to hu calumniators "Those morning haunts are where they should be at home ; riot sleeping or concocting the surfeits of an irregular...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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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 3

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1875
...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 rouses, or not much tardier,* to read pood authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - 1876 - 482 pages
...things." Of this period of his life, in his apology, Milton says, "My morning haunts are, where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the...labor, or to devotion; in summer, as oft with the hird that first rouses, or not much tardier; to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher, in English Literature

Henry Barnard - 1876 - 608 pages
...things." Of this period of his life, in his apology, Milton says, "My morning haunts are, where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting the...; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awake mon to labor, or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier;...
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Common Sense in Business, Or, Practical Answers to Practical Questions on ...

Edwin Troxell Freedley - 1878 - 378 pages
...attribute their power of commanding the world's attention ? My morning haunts, says Milton, 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...
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Essays from the North American Review

Allen Thorndike Rice - 1879 - 482 pages
...replies to the suspicious calumny respecting his morning haunts. " 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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