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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 Earthly Paradise: The Garden of Eden from Antiquity to Modernity

F. Regina Psaki, Charles Hindley - 2002 - 388 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 Loses discount'nanced, and like folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Milton Studies, Volume 40

Albert C. Labriola - 2001 - 256 pages
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The Endless Kingdom: Milton's Scriptural Society

David Gay - 2002 - 220 pages
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Reassembling Truth: Twenty-first-century Milton

Charles W. Durham, Kristin A. Pruitt - 2003 - 249 pages
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All the Names in Heaven: A Reference Guide to Milton's Supernatural Names ...

Larry Isitt - 2002 - 457 pages
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best;0 550 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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Threshold Poetics: Milton and Intersubjectivity

Susannah B. Mintz - 2003 - 259 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 Looses discountenanced, and like folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first,...
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Paradise Lost and Other Poems

John Milton, Edward Le Comte - 2003 - 400 pages
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - 2003 - 1059 pages
...to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discrcetest, best; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, Wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc't, and like folly shows; Authority and Reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - 2003 - 384 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 518. amorous Bird of Night: the 532. Adam finds himself superior to nightingale. Cf. V, 39-41, n. and...
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