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" Ransacked the centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treasures better hid. Soon had his crew Opened into the hill a spacious wound, And digged out ribs of gold. Let none admire 690 That riches grow in Hell: that soil... "
Paradise Lost - Page 34
by John Milton - 1896 - 408 pages
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Paradise lost, a poem. 2nd Scots ed

John Milton - 1746 - 466 pages
...elfe, enjoy'd In vifion beatific : by him firli Men alfo, and by his fuggcltion taught, 63$ ' Ranfack'd the centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth, For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - Fall of man - 1754 - 342 pages
...elfe , enjoy'd 11 vifion beatific : by him firft Men alfo,, and by his fuggeflion taught, Ranfack'd the centre , and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Opcn'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And dig'd out ribs of...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 608 pages
...earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs of gold. Let none admire 690 That riches grow in Hell; that foil may'beft Deferve the precious bane. And here let thofe Who boaft in mortal things, and wond'ring...
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Milton's Paradise lost, a poem. With prefatory characters of the several ...

John Milton - 1767 - 448 pages
...holy elfe enjoy'd In vifion beatific : by him firft Men alfo, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 48

Books - 1773 - 614 pages
...firil taught men to value gold : • By him £rft Men alfa, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafcrcs better hid lam, &c. W. HIRST.» How complicated * was the lofe which this country fuftained...
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Letters, by Several Eminent Persons Deceased: Including the Correspondence ...

John Hughes - English letters - 1773 - 998 pages
...according to Milton, firft taught men to value gold: Men alfo, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the centre, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid— I am, &C. W. HIRST*. • " This letter and notes," (fay the Monthly ReTiewers)...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...enjoy'd In vifion beatific: by him firft Men alfo, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the center, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 316 pages
...enjoy'd In vifion beatific: by him firft Men alfo, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the center, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd'-into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 280 pages
...enjoy'd In vifion beatific: by him firft Men alfo, and by his fuggeftion taught, Ranfack'd the center, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'd into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 3, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 276 pages
...enjoy'd In vifion beatific: by him firft Men alfo, and by his fugtjeftibn taught, Ranfock'd the center, and with impious hands Rifled the bowels of their mother earth For treafures better hid. Soon had his crew Open'ci into the hill a fpacious wound, And digg'd out ribs...
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