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THE

STORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.

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“Consider what nation it is whereof ye are : a nation not slow and dull, but
of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit; acute to invent; subtle and sinewy to
discourse ; not beneath the reach of any.-point the highest that human capacity
can soar to: a nation of Prophets,

Epl Sety id of Worthies."

Milton's AREOPAGITICA."

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