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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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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 - Authors - 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 ...

James Osborne Putnam - Benefices, Ecclesiastical - 1855 - 12 pages
...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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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn, Volume 3

William Maginn - 1856
...famous English prose work, the Areopagitica, must have been known to all readers of our language : ' Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation...sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I sec her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam,...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 54

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1856
...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 again, entering the ways of glorious truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1856
...truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages. Jfethinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; methinkg I see her as an eagle nursing...
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