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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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the lir-i ion*. A work so full with various learning fraught, So nicely ponder'd, v I may assert eternal Providence, •> And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme BOOK L re way they found, If steep, und, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant...
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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1843
...164 165 •' And chiefly thon, Î Spirit, that dost prefer Before nil temples the upright heart und pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the...outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And rrmd'nl it pregnant ; what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support ; That to the height...
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The Jack O'lantern: (le Feu-follet;) Or, The Privateer

James Fenimore Cooper - 1843 - 435 pages
...more they had passed a hundred yards a-hcad , and the sound of their movements was lost. CHAPTER XXV. And chiefly thou , O Spirit, that dost prefer, Before...upright heart and pure, Instruct me; for thou know'st. MILTOH. THE spot in which Carlo Giuntotardi had taken refuge is well known on the Sorrentinc shore...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...unattempted yet in prose or rhime. And chiefly Thou, O, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st...mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine, what ie low raise and support," &c. It must be acknowledged that the subjects being the same, Milton might...
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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - 1844 - 315 pages
...language of Milton we would say : " And chiefly Thou, O, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples, th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st:...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what iame is dark,. ' . Illumine ; what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...unattempted yet in pro.se or rhime. And chiefly Thou, O, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st...outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'stit pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support," &c. It must be acknowledged...
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The Prose Workd of Mrs. Ellis: The poetry of life. Pictures of private life ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1844
...?at'nt brooding on the Test abyss, ' Was Dove-e eatn roong on e es as, And mad'st it pregnant ; wlu't in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support...; That to the height of this great argument, I may asnert eternal Providence, And justify the wayi of God to men." '•Henceforth I learn, that to obey...
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The Poetry of Life

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1845 - 184 pages
...infinite." .64 POWER. "And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples he upright heart anil pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the...mad'st it pregnant ; what in me is dark, Illumine; what ls low, raise and support ; That to the height of thin gr«at argument, I may assert eternal Providence,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount,5 while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.6 And chiefly thou, O SPIRIT ! that dost prefer Before...Instruct me, for thou knowst ; thou from the first Was present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding7 on the vast abyss, And mad'st...
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