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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 National, Issues 1-26

William James Linton - 1839
...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 discountenanced, and like folly shews ; Authority and reason on her wait ; * and, to consummate...
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Flora's Lexicon: An Interpretation of the Language and Sentiment of Flowers ...

Catharine Harbeson Waterman - 1839 - 252 pages
...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. MILTON. What is beauty ? Not the show Of shapely limbs and features....
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuouscst, discrectcst, o Man, the greater to have rule by day, The less by...of Heaven To illuminate the Earth, and rule the day inlended first, not after modo Occasionally ; and, to consummate all, Greatness of mind, and Nobleness,...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...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'nanc'd, and like folly shows : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
..." Her own, that what she wills to do or say, 550 " Seems wisest, virtuousest, disereetest, hest : " All higher knowledge in her presence falls " Degraded ; wisdom in discourse with her " Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows : 202 PARADISE LOST. [BoonVllI. " Authority and reason on her...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...do or say Seems wisest, virluousest, discreetest, best : All higher knowledge in her presence fall* with strength of light; IX'obleness, their seat Build in her loveliest, and create an awe About her, as a guard angelic plac'd."...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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, discountenanced, and like folly shows : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, rcan discountenonc'd, and like Folly shows; Authority and Reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...know Her own , that what she wills to do or say , Seems wisest, virtuousest,discreetest', best : AH higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like 'oily shows; Authority and reason on her wait, et la noblesse établissent...
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Mores Catholici, Or, Ages of Faith, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1846
...and judge. It was for them to feel indignant, who could from experience and conviction say of woman, "All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; wisdom in discourse with her Loties discountenanced, and like folly shows." No, Caxton, thy book is safe at present, come what may...
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