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" And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer 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... "
Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation and Explanatory Notes - Page 4
by John Milton - 1853
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Instruft me, forThou know'st; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread 19 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to Men....
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...unattempted yet, in prose or rhime. And chiefly Thou, O Sp'rit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st:...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 support ; That to the...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Instruct me, for Thou know'st ; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread zo Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...Illumine, what is low raise and support ; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to Men....
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Thou know'st ; Thou from th& first Wast present, 'and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satt'st •brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant...Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to Man....
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st : thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty Vings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss,...Illumine ! what is low raise and support ! That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of GOD to man....
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...to soar B 2 Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhvme. >f- •*And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And ''justify the ways of Ged to men....
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things miattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wingsout spread. Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : whnt in me is...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Instruct me, for Thou know'st ^rhou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread, 20 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...is dark Illumine ; what is low raise and support; Thit to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 72

1852
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...Illumine : what is low, raise and support ; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men."...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 18

Classical philology - 1818
...ever-blessed Trinity, causing a tremulous motion on the faces of the waters. So Milton, PL 1. 19. sqq. --- Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant But by the epithet dove-like, Milton, whose mind was a complete store-house of classical images, probably...
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