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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 Doctrine of Inspiration: Being an Inquiry Concerning the Infallibility ...

John MacNaught - 1856 - 315 pages
...the true meaning of Gen. i. 2, when, in his invocation, he addresses the " Ruacb. " of God thus, " And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...wings outspread, Dove-like satst brooding on the vast ahyss And mad'st it pregnant." Such is the earliest Scriptural reference to the divine " Ruach." Now,...
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The doctrine of inspiration, an inquiry concerning the infallibility ...

John Macnaught - 1856
...given the true meaning of Gen. i. 2, when, in his invocation, he addresses the " Ruach " of God thus, " And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-lihe safst brooding on the vast ahyss And mad'st it pregnant." Such is the earliest Scriptural...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...the Aonian mount,5 while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.6 And chiefly thou, 0 SPIRIT ! that dost prefer Before all temples the upright...and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding7 on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...
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The Course of Time

Robert Pollok, James Robert Boyd - 1856 - 399 pages
...infinitely far 607. Who j-uttificd, <feo. : Reference is made to Milton, in his "Paradise Lost" " What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, Anil justify the ways of God to men."1 Bk. I. 22-28. Behind surprising feat of theory ! 530 Were...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra and American Biblical Repository, Volume 13

1856
...relation to the preceding, even when the 1 As Milton, in a beautiful figure suggested by this passage. " Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant." Basil, long before, in his second homily on the Six Days, had developed the same idea. 3 Six Days of...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 16

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - 1856
...the son of Kronos. Whether the Assyrians had a similar myth we do not yet know ; but it is not 1 " Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant." MILTON. 8 Bur.sen, p. 497. ' Diogenes Laertins (in Proemio) says, that A ristotle declared that...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 16

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - 1856
...the son of Kronos. Whether the Assyrians had a similar myth we do not yet know ; but it is not > " Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant." MILTON. 3 Bar.sen, p. 4!)7. Diogenes Laertius (in Proemio) says, that Aristotle declared that...
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Le Paradis perdu de Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 448 pages
...intends to soar Abore the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in pro?c or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...brooding on the vast abyss , And mad'st it pregnant : whit in me is dark couvas l'immense abîme et tu le rendis fécond. Illumine en moi ce qui est obscur^...
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Selections from Paradise lost: with notes, by R. Demaus

John Milton - 1857 - 180 pages
...Instruet me, for thou knowst : thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, 20 Dove-like satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providenee, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first (for heav'n hides nothing from thy view,...
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The Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the ..., Volumes 3-4

British and foreign school society - 1857
...mount, u bile ft pursues Things n D attempted yet prose or rhyme. And chiefly Thou, Spirit 1 that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart,...present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like sat'&t brooding on the vast abyse, Aud madest it pregnant ; What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is...
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