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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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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873
...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...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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 27

1873
...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...of Truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become creat and honourable in these latter ages. Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing...
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A school manual of English grammar. By W. Smith and T.D. Hall. [With] Key

sir William Smith - 1873
...He conquered all the regne [realm] of Pemynye That whilom was y-cleped Scythia." (Ib.) 5. Me thinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. (Milton.) EXERCISE 67. 156-158....
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The Historical Relation of New England to the English Commonwealth

John Wingate Thornton - Massachusetts - 1874 - 105 pages
...placed Cromwell at the head of the Commonwealth. With what rapture did Milton witness the resurrection! "Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...shaking her invincible locks ; methinks I see her an eagle reviving her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging...
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King and Commonwealth, a history of the Great rebellion [by B.M. Gardiner ...

Bertha Meriton Gardiner - Great Britain - 1874 - 198 pages
...the nation was degenerated or " drooping to a fatal decay, but 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 later agesV- Methinks I see in my mind," he continued, " a noble and puissant nation...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...betokens us 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...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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Congregational History

John Waddington - Congregationalism - 1874
...degenerated, not moping to a fatal decay, but, casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption, to ontlive these pangs and wax young again, entering the glorious...and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter days. Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself...
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The Rainbow, a magazine of Christian literature, Volume 10

1874
...language may be read in the light of the present day more hopefully even than in that of his own: — " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man alter sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 12

Theology - 1874
...her early vigor does she seem. To her we may apply the sublime language of Milton's Areopagitica : " Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation, rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks; a nation not slow and dull, but of...
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The Lautgesetz-Controversy: a documentation

Terence H. Wilbur - 1977
...nor drooping to fatal decay, but casting off the old and wrinkled akin of corruption to outlive those pangs and wax young again, entering the glorious ways...become great and honorable in these latter ages." Here we have two thoughts placed parallel with each other. As ... when ... it argues — so when ......
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