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" Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling morn With thy bright circlet, praise Him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. "
The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ... - Page 224
by Lindley Murray - 1839 - 253 pages
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The works of James the first. Also, Some brief remarks on the intimate ...

James I (king of Scotland.) - 1825
...morning till nine, was called the spatium orationum primarum, or the hour of prime. Thus Milton : " Praise him in thy sphere, " While day arises, that sweet hour of prime." For the nature of it is euermore After ane hicht to vale, and geve a fall, Thus quhen me likith vp...
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The Works of James the First, King of Scotland: To which is Prefixed a ...

James I (King of Scotland) - 1825 - 295 pages
...morning till nine, was called the spatium orationum primarum, or the hour of prime. Thus Milton : " Praise him in thy sphere, " While day arises, that sweet hour of prime." For the nature of it is euermore After ane bicht to vale, and geve a fall, Thus quhen me likith vp...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...rejoicing ; ye yi Heaven. On Earth join, all ye creatures, to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars, last in the train of...prime. Thou Sun, of this great world both eye and sonl, Acknowledge him thy greater ; sound his prais* In thy eternal course, both when thou climb'st,...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - 1826 - 304 pages
...heavli, On earth, join all ye creatures to extol Him first, 'Him last, Him midst, and without end. 8. Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better...day arises, that sweet hour of prime. Thou sun, of |his great world, both eye and soul, Acknowledge him thy greater, sound nis praise In thy eternal course,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 263 pages
...rejoicing ; ye, in heaven, On earth, join all ye creatures to extol Him first, Him last, Him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars, last in the train of...sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. _' . Thou sun, of this great world, both eye and soul, Acknowledge him thy greater, sound his praise...
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Lectures to My Students

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - 1954 - 443 pages
...perhaps remember how Milton, in Paradise Lost, refers to this double character and office of Venus : "Fairest of stars! last in the train of night, If...sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime." Our Lord Jesus Christ calls Himself, "the bright and morning star." Whenever He comes into the soul,...
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Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd

Bernhard Fabian, James E. Force, William Whiston, William Whiston - 1983 - 320 pages
...crown'ft the fmiling Morn With thy bright Circlet, praife him in thy Sphere While Day arifes,,that fweet Hour of Prime. Thou Sun, of this great World both Eye and Soul, Acknowledge him thy Greater, found his Praife In thy eternal Courfe, both when thou climb'lr, And when high Noon haft gain'd,and...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - 1988 - 144 pages
...are other not-so-veiled allusions to the Tempter in the aubade. The morning star is asked to praise. Fairest of Stars, last in the train of Night, If better...Sphere While day arises, that sweet hour of Prime. (V. 166-70) Lucifer is no longer the last star of night; he is the "sure pledge of day." The effect...
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - 1993 - 305 pages
...faith, by the "intellectual ray" undergoing the poem's purgative process that increases its acuity. Fairest of Stars, last in the train of Night, If better...thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown 'st the smiling Mom With thy bright Circlet, praise [God] in thy Sphere While day arises, that...
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The Devil's Pulpit

Robert Taylor - 1996 - 755 pages
...conceived, of those words : ' The dew of thy birth is ot the. womb of the morning.' ' Fairest of Ktarf, last in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pletl$fe of day thnt crcwn'st the smiling morn With the bright circlet.' As the same Jesus is expressly...
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