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" And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss, And mad'st it pregnant... "
Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper - Page 4
by William Hayley - 1810
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...for thou know'st : thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, 20 Pove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, (for heaven hides nothing from thy view, I Nor the...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...himself ; so, of necessity, There must be a power superior to nature. Tourneur's Atheist's Tragedy. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...upright heart and pure Instruct me, for thou know'st. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 1. Beyond compare the Son of God WRS seen Most glorious ; in him all his...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...ehiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer IV..i(!n: all temples the upright heart and pure, Inst/uet ht hair the mighty bulk eommands : Till, tir'd at last, despoil'd ¡ray assert eternal providenee, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...soar \ "•' Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues 15 Things unattenipted ytt in prose or rliyme. And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...first Was,t, present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 IXovelike sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And vnadest it pvegnant : What in me is dark, Illumine...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...present, and with mighty wings outspread 20' DoveHke sal ii brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is...this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

1827 - 24 pages
...• ^ Things unattempted yet in prose or rhime. 16 \ And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer 17 Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct...Illumine ; what is low, raise and support ; That to the highth of this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence 25 And justify the ways of God to men....
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...Thou knowest: Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'gt brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant:...support; That, to the height of this great argument, 1 may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." But the hope is vain! "Fools...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...flight intends to soarAhove the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things nnattempted.ret in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the Hi-,: "Wast prp*ont, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dovu-like sat'st hrooding on the vast ahyss,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...intends to soar Ahove the Aonian mount, while it pursues " Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme* And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...present, and with mighty wings outspread Dovelike satst hrooding on the vast ahyss, And madest it pregnant: What in me is dark. Illumine; what is low, raise...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1831
...moved complete. THOMSON. i.'JBL•1C INTRODUCTION. O Spirit! that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou knowst!...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant i What in me is dark Illumine ; what is low, raise and support. Milton. " The heavens declare the glory...
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