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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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be bom, I0I0 Youth and Joy : so Jove hath sworn. But Quickly to the green earth's end, Whare the bow'd welkin slow duth bend; And from thence can soar as...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852
...incongruous styles, when he is at liberty to indulge his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even looked with parental rapture on the success of his plan ; and began to firm and weeds of Thyrsis, he stands forth in celestial freedom and beauty; he seems to cry exultingly,...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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 Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 6

1853
...respite. In the sweet pleasure of relief you can say, like John Milton, in the words of our motto, " Now my. task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run." Light travels six millions of millions of miles in one year ; yet it is supposed that not less than...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...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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Songs from the Dramatists

Robert Bell - 1854 - 268 pages
...imitation, and the lines toward the end are inferior in beauty to the original. The couplet, ' But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run,' is transplanted almost verbally from the first speech of the Satyr : ' I must go, and I must run, Swifter...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1855 - 387 pages
...Ariel, set free to the elements, and leaves in poetry words of encouragement and promise to humanity : " 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: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...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 bowed welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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Lectures on English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1855 - 411 pages
...Ariel, set free to the elements, and leaves in poetry words of encouragement and promise to humanity : " 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 Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - 1855 - 491 pages
...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 bowed welkin low doth bend ; And from thence can soar as...
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