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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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JOHN MILTON AND HIS TIMES

MAX RING - 1868
...folly and intemperance." Finally, King took leave of the audience in the following epilogue: " 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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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - 1869 - 291 pages
...magic which failed to harm her, the good spirit which guarded her speeds away, with these words : " 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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...da22ling fence. Line 790. His rod reversed, And backward mutters of dissevering power. Line 816. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run. - Line 1012. LYCIDAS. I come to pluck your berries, harsh and crude, And, with forced fingers rude,...
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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 1

John Milton - 1870
...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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Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1914 - 128 pages
...styles, when he is at liberty to indulge 10 his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even above himself. Then, like his own good Genius bursting from the earthly form and weeds of Thyrsis,0 he stands forth in celestial freedom and beauty; he seems to cry exultingly, " Now my task...
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Macaulay's Essay on Milton

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1915 - 128 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 from the earthly form and weeds 3 of Thyrsis,4 he stands forth in celestial freedom and beauty ; he seems to cry exnltingly "Now...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History and Literature, Part 3

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1920 - 466 pages
...passage from " Mortals " to the end of the following passage. Parse the words in italics : " But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Swiftly to the green earth's end, Where the bowed welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...EDWIN The Man with the Hoe. Written after seeing Millet's picture "Ángelus." But reece! sad relic of departed worth! Immortal, thoug MILTON Camus. L. 1,012. 7 Lo! all life this truth declares, Laborare est orare; And the whole earth...
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Selections from the Prose and Poetry of John Milton

John Milton - 1923 - 310 pages
...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 bowed welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1908 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 Love's Emblems Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, 40 And...
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