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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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers

Lindley Murray - 1832 - 252 pages
...want spectators, God want praise. Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen both when \ve wake and when we sleep. All these with ceaseless praise...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 each...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 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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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...of eloquence, of friendship, of solitude, of day, of night, of life, and death. Milton says, " 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...
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Sacred, Biography: Or The History of Patriarchs. To which is Added, the ...

Henry Hunter - 1834 - 596 pages
...immortal bard puts in the mouth of Adam, first of men, addressed to his fair consort " Nor think, tho' men were none. That heaven would want spectators,...ceaseless praise his works behold, Both day and night." If our ears were not dull and limited as our spirits " How often, from the steep Of echoing hill...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...though unbeheld in deep of night, Shine not in vain. Nor think, though men were none, 675 That heav'n would want spectators , God want praise : Millions...with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and mght. How often from the steep 680 Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...made herehy apter to receive Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. These, then, though unheheld in deep of night, 674 Shine not in vain. Nor think,...Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, hoth when we wake and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works hehold Both day and...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1836 - 252 pages
...think, though men were none. That heav'n would want spectators, God want praise Millions of spiritua^ creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake...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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Œuvres complètes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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,...praise : Millions of spiritual creatures walk the eartli Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works behold...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 495 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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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...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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