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" ... up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion ; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary or... "
Demosthenes - Page xxi
by Demosthenes, Robert Whiston - 1859 - 572 pages
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The Monthly Review

1805
...home, not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, m wmter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour,...devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first arises, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till attention be weary,...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and Ecclesiastical ...

John Milton - 1809
...limbec fails him, to give him and envy the more vexation, I will tell him. Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary or memory have its full fraught...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...irregular feast, but up and stirring ; in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labor or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...and regularity of his own habits : My " morning haunts (he rejoins upon " a slanderous Adversary) are where they should be, at home, " not sleeping, or...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good •' Authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, " or memory have its...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 464 pages
...should be, at home, " not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, " but up anil stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good " Authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, " or memory have its full...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

Youth's instructor - 1830
...surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring ; in winter, often ere the sound of any bell awakes men to labour or to devotion ; in summer, as oft with the bird that first rises, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...says of himself in his Apology fur Smectynwuus, p. 109. vol. i. edit. 1738. "My morning haunts are where they should be, at home, not sleeping, or concocting...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory ' have its full...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...morning, and prove the truth of what he says of himself in his Apology for Smectymnuus, " that he was up and stirring, in winter ' often ere the sound of...bird that first rouses, ' or not much tardier, to read ' good authors, &c :" and few minds, I believe, but such as are innocent and unstained with guilty...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1871
...and great men need scarcely be adduced. John Milton writes of himself that he was at his studies " in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men...the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors till attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught ; then with useful and generous...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824 - 572 pages
...stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or to devotion; in summer aa oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its Cull fraught."...
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