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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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Romanticism and the Androgynous Sublime

Warren Stevenson - 1996 - 153 pages
...Milton, whose portrayal of the Holy Spirit in the opening lines of Paradise Lost is androgynous: . . . thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss And mad'st it pregnant . . . (1.19-22) In this passage, which fascinated the English romantic poets, the Holy Spirit becomes...
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When Love Meets Fear: How to Become Defense-less and Resource-full

David Richo - 1997 - 228 pages
...is God. There is no other I." Could freedom from fear be the same as letting go of ego? O Spirit... Thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty...mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine.... Paradise Lost THE NET . ..the net whose every knot contains a diamond Avatamsaka Sutra The...
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Flexible Design: Revisionary Poetics in Blake's Vala Or The Four Zoas

John Benjamin Pierce - 1998 - 206 pages
...God, 28. 15 In the opening invocation to Paradise Lost Milton addresses the Holy Spirit as Thou [who] from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings...brooding on the vast Abyss And mad'st it pregnant (1.19-22). All citations of Milton's poetry from Complete Poems and Major Prose, ed. Hughes. 16 For...
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Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literature

Craig Kallendorf - 1999 - 253 pages
...unattempted yet in Prose or Rime. And chiefly Thou O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all Temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st;...vast Abyss And mad'st it pregnant: What in me is dark Illumin, what is low raise and support; That to the highth of this great Argument I may assert Eternal...
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Celtic Linguistics, 1700-1850: pt. 3. The history of the Celtic language

Adolphe Pictet - 2000 - 576 pages
...Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples th" upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou knowest : thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...what is low raise and support, That to the height oft/tit great argument I may attert Eternal Providence, And justify the way t of God to man." 72 HISTORY...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - 2001 - 378 pages
...of Milton's invocation of the Holy Spirit at the beginning of Paradise Lost (book 1, lines 19-22): Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...brooding on the vast Abyss And mad'st it pregnant. will be jeopardized by reciprocity or by Federal legislation, and the present antiquated and disgraceful...
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Blake and Tradition, Volume 2

Kathleen Raine - 2002 - 384 pages
...whom Milton called to inspire his song: . . . Thou O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all Temples th1 upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st;...And mad'st it pregnant; What in me is dark Illumine. .33 Blake's great love of Paradise Regained, which he illustrated with such visionary insight, may...
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Blake and Tradition, Volume 2

Kathleen Raine - 2002 - 384 pages
...whom Milton called to inspire his song: . . . Thou O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all Temples tK upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st;...vast Abyss And mad'st it pregnant; What in me is dark Blake's great love of Paradise Regained, which he illustrated with such visionary insight, may in part...
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Herman Melvilles Moby-Dick und das antike Epos

Eva Hänßgen - 2003 - 290 pages
...Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first 20 Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like...Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the highth of this great argument 25 I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men....
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues0 Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss0 And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark0 Illumine,...
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