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" Their orators thou then extoll'st as those The top of eloquence statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; But herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The solid rules of civil government, In... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 314
1894
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1747 - 387 pages
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top cf Eloquence ; Statifls indeed, And lovers of their Country, as may feem; 35$ But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching In their Majeftic'unaffected ftyle, Than all the Oratory of Greece and Rune. 360 In them is plaineft...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - 1759 - 390 pages
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top of eloquence, ftatifts indeed, And lovers of their country, as may feem; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The folid rules of civil government In their majeftic unaffecled ftile Than all the' oratory of Greece...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 4, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top of eloquence, ftatifts indeed, And lovers of their country, as may feem ; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The folid rules of civil government In their majeftic unaffefted ftile Than all th' oratory of Greece and...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...extall'ft, M thafc The top of eloquenee, ftatiiii mdeed. And lovers of their eountry, ai nuy Ieon; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaehing The ("olid rules o( eivil government In their majelUe unaA'ellod Itilc Than all th" oratory...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - 1788
...from thee, Unless where moral virtue is express'd 351 By light of Nature not in all quite lost. Their orators thou then extoll'st, as those The top of eloquence,...statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; 355 But herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The solid...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 11

English poets - 1790
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top of eloquence, ftatifts indeed, And lovers of their country, as may feem; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The folid rules of civil government In their majeftic unaftefted ftile Than all th' oratory of Greece and...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Anderson - 1795
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top of eloquence, flat ills indeed, And lovers of their country, as may feem ; But herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The fblid rules of civil government In their majcftic unaffected ftile, Than all th' oratory of Greece...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...extoll'd, as thofe The top of eloquence, ftatifts indeed, And lovers of their country, a may feera ; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The folid rules of civil government In their majedic unaffected dilc Than all th' oratory of Greece and...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...from thee, 350 Unless where moral virtue is express'd By light of Nature not in all quite lost. Their orators thou then extoll'st, as those The top of eloquence,...statists indeed, And lovers of their country as may seem ; Put herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The solid rules...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...extoll'ft, as thofe The top of eloquence ; flatifts indeed, And lovers of their country, as may feem ; 355 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The folid rules of civil government, In their majeftick unaffefted ftyle, Than all the oratory of Greece...
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