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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 Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...betokens us not degenerated, r.or drooping to a fatal decay ; but casting ofT iheold and wrinkled skin ion, like an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam : purging...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 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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Select Prose Works, Volume 1

John Milton - 1836 - 2 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.l Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...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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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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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - Church and state - 1840 - 470 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...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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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...being the identical stream known by the name of the Kaaters-kill. ENGLISH WRITERS ON AMERICA. "Mcthiuks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation, rousing herself like a sirong man after Bleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I Bee her as an eagle, mewing...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1845 - 540 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...mind, a noble and puissant nation rousing herself, like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : meihinks I see her as an eagle muing...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...entering the glorious 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 slee\), and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle muing...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 242 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 rousing himself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an...
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