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" Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is... "
The Californian - Page 822
1893
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...with mighty wings outspread 19 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to Men. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy vievf, Nor the deep traŁ> of Hell, say...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...ihither prone in flight He speeds,-— and through the vast ethereal sky. v. 267. Up on the third, what in me is dark Illumine, — what is low raise and support; !. 23. as th/-' wakeful hird Sines darkling, — and in shadiest covert hid. iii. 39. Upon the fourth,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...with mighty wings outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, 21 And mad'st it pregnant. What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to Men. Say first, forHeav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...ahyss, And mad'st it pregnanti what in me is dark, Illumine i what is low, raise and support; That t0 the height of this great argument I may assert eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for heav'n hides nothing from tliy view, Nor the deep tract of hell i say...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...with mighty wings outspread zo Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to Men. SAY first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...Locke. ARG Your praise's argumrnf, balm of your »re, Dearest and best. Shattpeare'i Ki--.fr Lear, 1o the height of this great argument I may assert eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to man. Milton. Sad task ! 'yef argument^ Not less, but more heroick than the wrath Of stern...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satt'st •brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to Man. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep tract of Hell ; say...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...SO Dove-like satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark lllumin, what is low raise and support ; That to the height...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...cases it is best to sacrifice sound to sense. For instance, in the following lines of Milton : — — What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise and support. The sense clearly dictates the pause after « illumine," which ought to be observed ; though, if melody...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...with mighty Vings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine ! what is low raise and...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of GOD to man. Par. Lost, BI 1. 17. And at the beginning of the 7th Book, he invokes Urania and calls...
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