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" Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none, That heaven would want spectators, God want praise. Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep. All these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 114
by John Milton - 1801
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1807
...seems to owe its origin to that of Hcsiod above cited, nor think tho' man were none, That heaven woHld want spectators, God want praise ; Millions of spiritual...wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praiw bis works behold, Both day and night. I'* ml. Lti, iv. 675, | Vcr.Mu tinem. n* in h'n account...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...same with his third line in the following passage : -Nor think, though men were none, 1 hat lieav'n would want spectators, God want praise : Millions...behold Both day and night. How often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - 1810
...to receive Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. These then, though unbeheld in deep of night, Shine not in vain; nor think, though men were none,...behold Both day and night: How often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pages
...to receive Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. These then, though unbeheld in deep of night, Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none,...behold, Both day and night. How often, from the steep Of echoing hill, or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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The Savage

Piomingo - 1810 - 312 pages
...epic poet, when delivering the traditionary belief of Jews, as well as christians, has said or sung, Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen,...behold Both day and night: how often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole or responsive to...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...though unbcheld in depth of night, Sbine not in vain . nor think, though men were none, That Ilcav'n would want spectators, God want praise : Millions...walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we le-p : All these with ceaseless praise big works behold Both day and night : how often from the...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...the same with his third line in the following passage. -Nor think, though men were none, That Htav'n would want spectators, God want praise : Millions...behold Both day and night. How often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket, have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...the same with his third line in the following passage. -Nor think, though men were none, That Hea/n would want spectators, God want praise : Millions...walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep ; Ail these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night. How often from the steep...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...though unbeheld in deep of night, 674 Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none* That Heav'n would want spectators, God want praise : Millions...these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both (fay ant* night : how often from the steep 680 Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices...
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Apparitions; Or, The Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses ...

Joseph Taylor - 1814 - 223 pages
...same with his third line in the following passage : ' Nor think, though men were none, That Heav'n would want spectators, God want praise: Millions of...these with ceaseless praise his works behold, Both da) and night. How often from the steep Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to...
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