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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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Continental Adventures: A Novel ...

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1826
...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,...
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Ladies' Magazine, Volume 1

1828
...when I approach Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discrectest, 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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Marriage: the Source, Stability, and Perfection of Social Happiness and Duty

Hallifield Cosgayne O'Donnoghue - 1828 - 111 pages
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtnonsest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded; wisdom in discourse with her Loses disconntenanc'd, and like folly shows. Authority, and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...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 Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanced, and like folly shows; Authority and Reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...as if I were a wilful and resolved occasions of my own and my subjects' miseries. King (.'liarles. Authority and reason on her wait. As one intended first, not after made Occasionally. ' ifilton's Paradise Lost. Let me not let pass Occasion which now smiles. Id. Tn case aman dig a pit...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest ; 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 fust, not...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...to. know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest: AII 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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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral ...

Mary Wollstonecraft - 1833 - 214 pages
...the nature of things, '' That what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best: All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded....folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait." And all this is built on her loveliness ! In the middle rank of life, to continue the comparison, men,...
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The Ecclesiazusae; Or, Female Parliament

Aristophanes - 1833 - 102 pages
...high flown in praise of the sex. 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 shews ; Authority and reason on her wait. Nor was this all ; on other...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...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 Degraded; wisdom in discourse with her D ' Loses discountenanced, and like folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended...
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