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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875 - Page 366
by New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 513 pages
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The History of England, Volume 5

Sir James Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1835
...has been frequently quoted, but should never be omitted in any portraiture of this heroic age : — " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam ; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...story, therefore, is beyond the possibility of doubt. DK ENGLlSH WRlTERS ON AMERICA. « Methinks 1 see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing,...eagle!, mewing her mighty youth » and kindling her endazzled eyes at the full midday beam. » MtLTON OW THE LtBEKTY OP THE PRESS. ^ It is with feelings...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...ways of truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages. Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle inning her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzlcd eyes at the full midday beam ; purging and unsealing...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836
...which whole nations fare the worse. what nation it is whereof ye are, and whereof ye are the governors Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation,...kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the...
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Select Prose Works, Volume 1

John Milton - 1836 - 2 pages
...ways of truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages.l Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the...
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Literary and Theological Review, Volume 3

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - American essays - 1836
...they may wake up the Church and the nation from their careless repose in fancied security. Already, " methinks I see, in my mind, a noble and puissant nation,...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle, renewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, purging and unsealing...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1836
...from our immortal Milton such a remonstrance against restrictions of the press as the following : " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation,...invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle nursing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and scaling...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

American literature - 1836
...express. There is, as a single example, that noble sentence familiar to every reader of English : " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation,...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle, rearing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam, purging and unsealing...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1836
...AMERICA. •'- Methinks I see in my mind a noble puissant nation, rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks; methinks...an eagle, mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her endazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam." MILTON ON THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS. • IT is with feelings...
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The Young lady's magazine

1838
...arguing, much writing — many opinions : for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making ! Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, purging and unsealing her long abased sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the...
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