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" Or hear'st thou rather pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell? Before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle, didst invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, Won from the void and formless... "
Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton]. - Page 60
by John Milton - 1800
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the sun, IVfore the Heav'ns thou wert, and at the voiee o enemy ean mateh a friend. With all the kindness...a lueky guess (When daily how-d'ye's eome of eour bolder wing, E.-sap'd the Stygian pool, though long detain'd I n that obseure sojourn, while in my...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...etherial stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the Sun, Before the Heavens thou wert, and at tile voice Of God, as with a mantle, didst invest The rising...void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escap'd the Stygian pool, though long detain'd In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - 1826
...rather, pure ethereal Stream ! Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the Sun. Before the heavens, Thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle...and deep, Won from the void and formless infinite. "t How pathetic is the very beauty of this invocation, when we consider the feelings with which it...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...thou rather, pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the sun, Before the Heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle, didst invest 10 The rising world of waters dark and deep Won from the void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - 1828 - 300 pages
...hears't thou rather, pure etherial stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the sun, Before the Heav'ns thou. wert, and at the voice Of God as with...void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escap'dthe Stygian pool,though long detain'd In that obscure sojourmwhile in my flight...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...hear'st thou rather, pure etherial stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? before the sun, Before the Heav'ns thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with...void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escap'd the Stygian pool, though long detain'd In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight...
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Moral and Religious Souvenir

1828 - 288 pages
...thou rather pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle...void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escaped the Stygian pool, though long detained In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...hear'st thou rather, pure etherial stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? before the sun, Before the Heav'ns thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with...didst invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, 5 Won from the void and formless infinite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escap'd the Stygian...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...vine Lays forth her purple grape, and gently creeps Luxuriant. Id. Before the sun, iiefore the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle...and deep, Won from the void and formless infinite. Milton. I saw them under a green mantling vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 407 pages
...tell ? Before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle did invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, Won from the void and formless infmite. Thee I revisit now with bolder wing, Escap'd the Stygian pool, though long detain'd In that...
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