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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... "
The Christian Spectator - Page 548
1827
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to. * * Mcthinks ere for current ; he might have quitted his dignity without like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; mcthinks I see her as an eagle mewing...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, by casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption to outlive these pangs, and wax young...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...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...subtile and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to. * * ʀ A> like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; mcthinks I see her as an eagle mewing...
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John Milton: A Biography

Cyrus R. Edmonds - 1851 - 251 pages
...betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, by casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption to outlive these pangs, and wax young...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...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, but casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption, to outlive these pangs, and wax young again : entering the glorious ways of truth and virtue ; destined to become great and honorable in these latter ages. Methinks I see, in my mind, a...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to. * * * 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, showing...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...sinewy to uiscour-e, not beneath the reach of any point that human capacity can soar to. * * Alcthinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing...sleep, and shaking her invincible locks; methinks I see lier as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazxled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...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, rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: niethinks I see her as an eagle nursing...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 20

1854
...country, "not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, but by casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption, to outlive these pangs, and wax young...to become great and honorable in these latter ages. Methinks'I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep,...
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SPEECH OF JAMES O. PUTNAM, OF BUFFALO, ON THE BILL PROVIDING FOR THE VESTING ...

1855
...points of controversy, and new invention, it " fatal decay, by casting off the old and wrinkled " skin of corruption, to outlive these pangs, and " wax young again, entering the glorious ways of 11 truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become "great, and honorable in these latter ages." Was...
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