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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
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 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 discountenanced, and like folly shows. Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in discourse with her Loses discountenanced, and like folly shows ; Authority and Reason on her...after made Occasionally ; and, to consummate all, Greatuess of mind and nohleness their seat Build in her loveliest, and create an awe Ahout her, as...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 4

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...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...discourse with her Loses discountenanc'd, and like folly shews : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made Occasionally; and,...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 9-10

British essayists - 1823
...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, discountenanced, and like folly shows : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The Fisher's Daughter, Or; The Wanderings of Wolf, and the Fortunes of ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 576 pages
...so well to kuow Her own, that what she wills to do or say . > Seemi wisest, virtuousest, discrete&t, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her Looses discountenanced, and like folly chewi; Authority and reason on her wait As one intended first,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...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 Lose discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows. Ibid, Her heav'nly form Angelic, but more soft, and feminine,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; 550 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, ' one intended first, not...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her 537. at leatt on her brstow'd Were left for hasle unfinish'd, judgToo much of ornament, in out-...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Her own, that what she wills to do or sav, / * Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her 537. at least on her bestow'd Were left for haste unfinish'd, judgToo much of ornament, in out-...
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Continental Adventures: A Novel, Volume 3

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1826 - 400 pages
...seems, And in herself complete that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuest, discreetest, best; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded;...discourse with her Loses discountenanc'd, and like folly shews; Authority and reason on her wait. And to consummate all, Greatness of mind, and nobleness, their...
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