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" 20 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 support; That to the highth of this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men.... "
Paradise Lost - Page 5
by John Milton - 1896 - 408 pages
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 608 pages
...first "Wast present, and 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 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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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...mad'st it pregnant: What in me is dark 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. SAY firit, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep tract of Hell, say first what cause Mov'd...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st; Thou from the \Vastprcsent, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumin, what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 330 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 - 318 pages
...Instruct me, for thou know'st: thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty Avings outspread, 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 man....
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...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...Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, Andjjustify the ways of Ged to men....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings out spread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...Illumine ; what is low, raise and support ; That to the heighth of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 262 pages
...worse, if the sense were sacrificed to the sound. For instance, in the following line of Milton, -" What in me is dark, " Illumine ; what is low, raise and support:" the sense clearly dictates the pause after illumine, at the end of the third syllable, which, in reading,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1811 - 253 pages
...worse, if the sense were sacrificed to the sound. For instance, in the following line of Milton, ' What in me is dark, "Illumine ; what is low, raise and support:" the sense clearly dictates the pause aler illumine, at the end of the third syllable, which, in reading,...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1813 - 298 pages
...saerifiee sound to sense. For instanee, in the following lines of Milton: Pronuneiation or Delivery. -What in me is dark, Illumine . what is low, raise and support. The sense elearly dietates the pause after " illumine," whieh ought to he observed ; though, if melody...
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