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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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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

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,...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 Progress of Creation, Considered with Reference to the Present Condition ...

Mary Roberts - 1837 - 285 pages
...glad symphony was taken up by every blessed and rejoicing creature that walked the earth or sea.* " Nor think though men were none, That Heaven would...ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night." MILTOM, * Revelations, v. 13. SIXTH DAY OF CREATION. And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...661 Those] These" is Tonson's and Newton's alteration. Milton's reading is ' Those.' VOL. i. 18 Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none,...behold Both day and night : how often from the steep eao Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, i Sole, or responsive...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - 1838 - 660 pages
...poet has made so admirable an use as Milton, who tells us, in his Paradise Lost, that " Millions nf o s0 o P / Of echoing hill or thicket, have we heard Celestial voices, through the midnight air, Sole or responsive...
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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

1840 - 624 pages
...word* ars also set by J. Elliot (Willis and Co.) GLEE,/or 3 Voices. MP KING. (2 Sopranos and Bass.) 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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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...contemple " Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. " These then, though unbeheldin 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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...night, Shine not in vain; nor think, though men were none, That Heaven would want spectators, God waul s still, and opens on his soul : Till lengthen'd on to Faith, and unconfm'd, Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
..." Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. " These then, though unheheld in deep of night, 675 " Shine not in vain. Nor think, though men were none,...spectators God want praise : " Millions of spiritual ereatures walk the earth " Unseen, hoth when we wake, and when we sleep : " All these, with ceaseless...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...to receive Perfection from the Sun's more potent ray. These then, though unbeheld in deep of night, at li Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
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