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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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Lives of Eminent British Statesmen ...: Sir Henry Vane, the Younger; Henry ...

Statesmen - 1838
..."Areopagitica,'' and there anticipated, in words of fire, the defeat of the sect of presbyterians : — " 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 Odd Fellows' Magazine

Fraternal organizations - 1838
...of the first objects of the people. On the aspect of such a period he thus expresses himself: — " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation,...invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle, muing her mighty young, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day heam ; purging and unsealing...
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Ecclesiastical history, a course of lectures, Volume 3

William Jones - 1838
...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, rousing herself, like a strong man after sleep, and shaking his invincible locks. Methinks I see her, as an eagle, mewing...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...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 rousing herself, like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methiuks I see her as an eagle muing...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 20

1839
...famous English prose work, the Areopagitica, must have been known to nil readers of our language : ' Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam, purging and unsealing...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...harvest ; there need not be five weeks had we but eyes to lift up, the fields are white already. REFORM. METHINKS I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her dazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam : purging and unscaling...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839
...need not be five weeks had we but eyes to lift up, the fields are white already. REFORM. METIIINKS I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing...invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle miring her mighty youth, and kindling her dazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam: purging and unsealing...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

1839
...on 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 of...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 7

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1839
...these emphatic terms: " Methinks I see 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 muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1839
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Me' thinks I see her, as an eagle, muing her mighty youth, and ' 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...
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