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" For surely to every good and peaceable man, it must in nature needs be a hateful thing to be the displeaser and molester of thousands; much better would it like him doubtless to be the messenger of gladness and contentment, which is his chief intended... "
Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ... - Página 22
por William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 48 páginas
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 páginas
...contentment, which is his chief intended business to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own happiness. But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal. If he shall think...
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TREASURES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF JOHN MILTON

1866
...which he knew would be grievous, brings him in bemoaning his lot, that he knew more than other men. For surely to every good and peaceable man it must in...will, what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. If he shall think to be silent as Jeremiah did, because of the reproach and derision he met with daily,...
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Treasures from the Prose Writings of John Milton

John Milton - 1866 - 486 páginas
...which he knew would be grievous, brings him in bemoaning his lot, that he knew more than other men. For surely to every good and peaceable man it must in...will, what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. If he shall think to be silent as Jeremiah did, because of the reproach and derision he met with daily,—"And...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen17

1866
...celebrated lines that have the true ring to a tuneful ear as well as to an appreciative intellect : — •' But when God commands to take the trumpet And blow a dolorous or thrilling blast, It rests not with man's will what he shall say Or what he shall conceal." "Was anything...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volumen10

Henry Allon - 1849
...summed up in the noble words of Milton, ' when God commands to take ' the trumpet and blow a sonorous or a jarring blast, it lies not ' in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal.' ART. II. (1.) The Stars and t/te Earth, or Thoughts upon Space, Time, and Eternity. 1847. London: Bailliere....
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Saturday Review, Volumen35

1952
...of such polemics out of your deepest religious and moral convictions, you proudly pointed out that "when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a...will what he shall say or what he shall conceal." TO ALL OF which I hasten to add that all your pamphlets are brightly illuminated from within by your...
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The Early Stuarts, 1603-1660

Godfrey Davies - 1959 - 458 páginas
...himself wrote, 'But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or jarring blast, it ties not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal.' As the civil war went on, he became more and more in favour of extremes. He was virtually the first...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 2, Volumen2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 páginas
...regret that the advancement of knowledge should require controversy, which was not really his task. "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow...will what he shall say or what he shall conceal." He explains that his "sharp but saving words" are, unfortunately, necessary. "I should not," he goes...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volumen8

William Bridges Hunter (Jr.) - 1978 - 205 páginas
...Philology 35 [1938]: 263). Milton's concept of the active life is revealed in his own words and actions: "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in mans will what he shall say or what he shall conceal" (RCG 3:231). His response to that command, says...
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Politics, Poetics, and Hermeneutics in Milton's Prose

Turner James Grantham, David Loewenstein, James Turner, James Hrantham Turner - 1990 - 282 páginas
...it begins, because Milton has just made the far larger claim that God Himself has "command[ed him] to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast." His own will, consequently, dissolves into a higher authority. Indeed, so many of the "high" criteria...
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