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" But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend ; And from thence can soar as soon To the corners of the moon. Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue, she alone is free... "
Memoir of the Hon. Josiah Gardner Abbott ...: Read Before the Old Residents ... - Page 50
by Charles Cowley - 1892 - 92 pages
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...from her fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be born, Youth and Joy; so Jove hath sworn. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run, Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend ; And from thence can soar...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...reference to Spenset-'s Hymne of Love. For the fable of Cupid and Psyche, see Fulgentius, iii. 6. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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Protestant union: a treatise of true religion, heresy, schism, toleration ...

John Milton, Thomas Burgess - 1826 - 56 pages
...incongruous styles, when he is at liberty to indulge his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even above himself. Then, like his own good genius bursting...exultingly, ' Now my task is smoothly done, I can tly, or I can run,' to skim the earth, to soar above the clouds, to bathe in the Elysian dew of the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...from her fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be born, Youth and Joy; so Jove hath sworn. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be born, 1010 Youth and Joy ; so Jove hath sworn. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, 1015 And from thence can soar...
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Memoirs and Private Correspondence of the Rev. Robert Hall, of Bristol, England

Olinthus Gregory - 1833 - 372 pages
...caught the idiom, and am reading Dante with great relish; though I cannot yet say, with Milton, " ' Now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run.' " It may seem somewhat out of place, yet I shall be forgiven if I here insert an extract of a letter...
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A brief memoir of the life of Robert Hall, with observations on his ...

Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1833
...caught the idiom, and am reading Dante withi " great relish; though I cannot yet say, with " Milton, ' Now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run.' " It may seem somewhat out of place, yet I shall be forgiven if I here insert an extract of a letter...
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Works of the Rev. Robert Hall ...: With a Brief Memoir and a ..., Volume 6

Robert Hall - 1833
...caught the idiom, and am reading Dante with great " relish ; though I cannot yet say, with Milton, " ' Now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run.' " It may seem somewhat out of place, yet I shall be forgiven if I here insert an extract of a letter...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 57

1833
...have caught the idiom, and am reading Dante with great relish, though I cannot yet say with Milton : " Now my task is smoothly done I can fly or I can run." ' weak brethren were found fantastical enough to afterwards attempt it, ' particularly' (as they said)...
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Memoir, observations, &c. Sermons. Index

Robert Hall - 1833
...the idiom, and am reading Dante with great " relish ; though I cannot yet say, with Milton, " ' Xow my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run.' " It may seem somewhat out of place, yet I shall be forgiven if I here insert an extract of a letter...
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