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" Lastly, I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior to myself, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account, but of my left hand. "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Seite 33
von Nathan Drake - 1805
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Selections from the Prose and Poetry of John Milton

John Milton - 1923 - 310 Seiten
..."those dramatic constitutions wherein Sophocles and Euripides reign." . . . Lastly, I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior...power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I ^ay account, but of my left hand. And though I shall be foolish in saying more to this purpose, yet,...
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The Making of English Literature

William Henry Crawshaw - 1924 - 536 Seiten
...not unaware of his own limitations in the field of prose controversy. He says : " I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior...have the use, as I may account, but of my left hand." Yet the great poet could hardly help, now and again, pouring out into his prose sentences some of the...
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Milton, Man and Thinker

Denis Saurat - 1925 - 363 Seiten
...of the sort of glory he cared for to be acquired from it. He said it openly: " I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior...task, I have the use, as I may account, but of my left hand."4 And again: " If I hunted after praise, by the ostentation of wit and learning, I should not...
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Milton, Man and Thinker

Denis Saurat - 1925 - 363 Seiten
...of the sort of glory he cared for to be acquired from it. He said it openly: " I should not choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior to myself, led by the genial power of nature to another^.task, I have the use, as I may account, but of my left hand."4 And again: " If I hunted after...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 2, Band 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 Seiten
...that his "sharp but saving words" are, unfortunately, necessary. "I should not," he goes on, "choose this manner of writing, wherein knowing myself inferior...to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand." At this point, while admitting that "I shall be foolish in saying more to...
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Selected Prose

John Milton - 1985 - 462 Seiten
...much. Lastly, I should not chuse this manner of writing wherin knowing my self inferior to my self, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as 1 may account it, but of my left hand. And though I shall be foolish in saying more to this purpose,...
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John Milton: The Self and the World

John T. Shawcross - 1993 - 358 Seiten
...activities: "Lastly, I should not chuse this manner of writing wherin knowing my self inferior to my self, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand" (37). The equation of strength with the right hand and of weakness, or at...
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Pretexts of Authority: The Rhetoric of Authorship in the Renaissance Preface

Kevin Dunn - 1994 - 198 Seiten
...passage: "Lastly, I should not chuse this manner of writing wherin knowing my self inferior to my self, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand" ( YM 1, 808). Since it is unlikely that Milton's reader would have seen the...
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Carnal Rhetoric: Milton’s Iconoclasm and the Poetics of Desire

Lana Cable - 1995 - 231 Seiten
...quite seriously: I should not chuse this manner of writing wherin knowing my self inferior to my self, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand. (808) The ennui is not a pose: Milton has committed himself to a task and...
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 439 Seiten
...much. Lastly, I should not chuse this manner of writing' wherein knowing my self inferior to my self, led by the genial power of nature to another task, I have the use, as I may account it, but of my left hand. And though I shall be foolish in saying more to this purpose, yet since it...
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