Sunday, February 3, 2013

Daily Dose

From Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century: Volume III 1685 - 1700, edited by J. E. Spingarn

EFFORT

"I was willing to make one Effort towards the rescuing the Muses out of the hands of these Ravishers, to restore them to their sweet and chast Mansions, and to engage them in Employment suitable to their Dignity."

From Sir Richard Blackmore's Preface to Prince Arthur

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