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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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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...Above the Aoniaii mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, 0 Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright...Instruct me, for thou know'st : Thou from the first LIVRE I. La première désobéissance de l'Homme et le fruit de cet arbre défendu, dont le mortel...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...support ; That to the height of this great argument 16 v. Ariosto Orl. Fur. ci St. 2. Orlando Innam. di Boiardo,. rifac. da Berni, lib. ii. c. xxx. ei....
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 pages
...Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, 0, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright...Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the first Was present, and, with mighty wings out-spread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou knowest : Thou from the first 20 Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like,...abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, IIlumine ! what is low, raise and support ! That to the height of this great argument 25 I may assert...
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German anti-supernaturalism, 6 lects. on Strauss's 'Life of Jesus'.

Philip Harwood - 1841
...Samaritans, that they worshipped God under the form of a dove. This was Milton's poetical worship: " Thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss. And mad'st it pregnant." Altogether it seems a natural conception, this of the spirit descending like a dove. There was mythical...
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The Works of James Harris, Esq

James Harris - 1841 - 584 pages
...of hatred, but of love. When, in the beginning of the Paradise Lost, we read the following address : And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer, Before...upright heart, and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st this is not to be called an imperative sentence, though perhaps it bear the same form, but rather (if...
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The Wing-and-wing, Or, Le Feu-follet: A Tale, Volumes 1-2

James Fenimore Cooper - 1842
...minute, they had passed a hundred yards ahead, and the sound of their movements was lost. CHAPTER X. "And chiefly thou, O spirit, that dost prefer, Before...upright heart and pure, Instruct me ; for thou know.st" MILTON. not, though the entrance is beneath a low, natural arch ; the basin within being open to the...
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The Jack O'Lantern; or, The privateer, Volume 3

James Fenimore Cooper - 1842
...more they had passed a hundred yards ahead, and the sound of their movements was lost. CHAPTER VI. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer, Before...upright heart and pure, Instruct me ; for thou know'st. MILTON. THE spot in which Carlo Giuntotardi had taken refuge is well known on the Sorrentine shore...
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...monnl , while it pursues Things unaltemptcd yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, Spirit, lhat dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and...abyss , And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark 172 173 :o!ombe tu couvas l'immense abîme et tu le ren.. fécond. Illumine en moi ce qui est obscur,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: what in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise and support; That to the height...
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