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" These abilities, wheresoever they be found, are the inspired gift of God rarely bestowed, but yet to some (though most abuse) in every nation ; and are of power, — to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue, and public civility ; to... "
Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ... - Página 23
por William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 48 páginas
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The Life of Constance L. Goodell, D.D.

Albert Henry Currier - 1887 - 486 páginas
...truth," and this, when they are vexed with cares and disturbed by life's hard experiences, has power " to allay the perturbations of the mind and set the affections in right tune." The influence of true vital religion on men's minds is analogous to that of poetry. " Poetry," says...
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The Overland Monthly

1889
...abilities [the poet's] are the inspired gifts of God, rarely bestowed, and are of power to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility ; to allay the perturbation of the mind, and set the affections in right tune; and to celebrate in glorious and lofty...
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William Gammell, LL. D.: A Biographical Sketch, with Selections from His ...

William Gammell, James Ormsbee Murray - 1890 - 392 páginas
...country. " These noble studies," as Milton has said of kindred pursuits, " are of power to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility." They interpret the prophetic voices of the past, and by clothing each familiar spot, each ruin and...
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The Golden Guess: Essays on Poetry and the Poets

John Vance Cheney - 1891 - 290 páginas
...abilities " [the poet's] " are the inspired gifts of God, rarely bestowed, and are of power to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility ; to allay the perturbation of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; and to celebrate in glorious and lofty...
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A Bibliographical Catalogue of Macmillan and Co.'s Publications from 1843-1889

Macmillan & Co, James Foster - 1891 - 715 páginas
...ANNIVERSARIES. Poems in Commemoration of Great Men and Great Events. By THOMAS H. GILL. "To imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility ...... to celebrate the throne and equipage of God's Almightiness, and what He works and what He suffers to be...
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The Christian Review, Volumen5

1840
...with the holy waters of faith, and love, and prayer. She realized, with Milton, that " these abilities are of power to inbreed and cherish in a great people...seeds of virtue, and public civility; to allay the perturbation of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; to celebrate, in glorious and lofty...
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The Elizabethan Dramatists as Critics

David Klein - 1963 - 420 páginas
...Bohn ed., Vol. II; p. 479: These abilities [poetic] . . . are of power, beside the office of a pulpit, to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility, to allay perturbations of the mind, and set the affections in right tune. STATUS OF THE POET The status of the...
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Paradise Lost: Introduction

John Broadbent - 1972 - 175 páginas
...service, especially learning and art. He wanted to set up theatres for plays and recitations ' to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue...of the mind, and set the affections in right tune* (Reason of church government). He urged freedom of the press against a ' cloistered virtue ' (Areopagitica)....
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The David Myth in Western Literature

Raymond-Jean Frontain, Jan Wojcik - 1980 - 212 páginas
...of Areopagitica, he seems to have considered that poetry is "of power beside the office of a pulpit to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility" (Grundy, p. 214). With regard to the heroic, Drayton contended in England's Heroicall Epittles (1597)...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton, Hugh Barr Nisbet, Marshall Brown, Claude Julien Rawson, Alastair J. Minnis, Ian Richard Johnson, Rafey Habib, Christa Knellwolf, Raman Selden, A. Walton Litz, Louis Menand, Lawrence Rainey, Christopher Norris, Christa Knellwolf King - 1989 - 758 páginas
...beside the office of a pulpit, to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of vertu and publick civility, to allay the perturbations of the mind and set the affections in right tune.119 Even here, at the centre of Milton's poetics of Reformation, there are traces of what might...
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