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" On the other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heaven; he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better... "
The Adviser: Or, The Moral and Literary Tribunal ... - Page 217
by John Bristed - 1803
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...seem'dn* For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful:...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...seem'd n0 For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds 1 1 6 Tim'rous and...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...seem'd lie For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Ivlaturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous...
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The Youth's Magazine; Or, Evangelical Miscellany

...in the striking lines of our poet: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, he could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels ; for his thoughts were low, To vice industrious, hut to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...seem'd 110 tor dignny compos'd and high explon : But all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful...
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The Lady's Pocket Library ...

1809 - 330 pages
...seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels; for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Tim'rous and slothful...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - 1810
...seem'd For dignity compos' d, and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful...
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Essays on Various Subjects, Principally Designed for Young Ladies

Hannah More - 1810 - 200 pages
...dignity compos'd, and high exploit : . :. " Bat all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 295 pages
...seem'd For dignity compos'd and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matured counsels, for his thoughts were low : To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Tim'imis and...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 1

John Quincy Adams - 1810
...de- * traders, is the purveyor of fraud, and the pander of delusion. Her tongue drops manna, but to make the worse appear the better reason ; to perplex and dash maturest counsels. She fills the trump of glory with the venal blast of adulation, and binds the wreath of honor...
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