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" O'er other creatures. Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls... "
The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and Critical - Page 99
edited by - 1823
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The Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State

John Ovington - 1813 - 138 pages
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, vrrtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows ; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

1814
...character of man. Milton makes Adam thus describe the first of her sex Authority and reason on-hcr wait, As one intended first, not after made Occasionally...consummate all, Greatness of mind, and nobleness, tlieir scat Build in her loveliest, and create an awe About her, as a guard angslick plac'd. This,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1815
...falls Degraded ; wisdom in disconrse with her Loses disconnt'nanc'd, and like folly shnws; Anthority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made 555 Greatness of mind, and nobleness, their seat Bnild in herloveliest, ami create an awe Abont her,...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...so well to know Her own, that what she wills, or do, or say. Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discountenanced, and like folly shows. Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best : All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in discourse with her Loses discounteuanc'd, and like folly shows ; Authority and Reason on her wait, o55584. PARADISE LOST....
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuose*!, discreetest, best; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded: wisdom in discourse with her Loses disconntenanc'd, and like folly shews: Authority and reason oh her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 27-34

British essayists - 1819
...so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuose.st, discreetest, best; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her Loses discnuntenanc'd, and like folly shews: Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1820 - 305 pages
...to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, diacreetest, best ; 559 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows ; Authority and reason on her wait, At one intended first, .not...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best; 650 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses disoount'nauc'd, and like folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do, or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; wisdom, in discourse with her, Loses, discounter! an c'd, and like folly shows. Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first,...
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