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" For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 82
edited by - 1829
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Political Register and Impartial Review of New Books: V. 1-5, Volume 3

1768 - 418 pages
...not hcav'n ; he feem'd " For dignity compos'd and high exploit: " But all was FALSE and HOLLOW ; tho' his tongue " Dropt Manna, and could make the WORSE appear " The BETTER reafon." Milton, Book 2, Line 108, &c. Mr. Wilkes is determined to bring the affair of the Alteration...
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The Political Register for ...

1768 - 400 pages
...heav'n ; he feem'd *' For dignity compos'd and high exploit : " But. all was FALSE- and HOLLOW ; tho' his tongue " Dropt Manna, and could make the WORSE appear *' The BETTER reafdn." , . - ... Milton, Bust 2, Line ioS, &c. Mr. Wilkes is determined to bring the affair of the...
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A Complete Collection of the Genuine Papers, Letters, &c. in the ..., Volume 1

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1769 - 290 pages
...heav'n ; he feem'd " For dignity compos'd and high exploit : " But ail was FALSE and HOLLOW ; tho' his tongue " Dropt Manna, and could make the WORSE appear *' The BETTER reafon." Milion, Book z. Line 1 08, &c. Mr. Wilkes is determined to bring the affair of the Alteration...
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The North Briton, XLVI: Numbers Complete, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1772 - 226 pages
...OTHER fide up rofe " BELIAL ; " A faire r perfon loft not heav'n ; he feem'd " For dignity compos'd and high exploit : " But all was FALSE and HOLLOW...though " his tongue " Dropt Manna, and could make the worfc " appear " The BETTER reafon." MILTON, book II. line io€, &c. Mr. Wilkes is determined to bring...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...in aft more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n; he seem'dn* For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though...appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful:...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 608 pages
...act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd n0 For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow, though...appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds 1 1 6 Tim'rous and...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800 - 300 pages
...Belial, in act more graceful and humanei A fairer person lost not heav'n; he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit? But all was false and hollow ; though...tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The hetter reason, to perpler and dash Maturest counselsi for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...act more graceful and humane ; A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd lie For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow; though...worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Ivlaturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous...
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The Adviser: Or, The Moral and Literary Tribunal ...

John Bristed - 1803 - 326 pages
...withal, in his voice and in his manner; * But all was false and hollow, though his tongue , ' * Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear ' The better reason, to perplex and dash • '. "' ' Maturest Coxmse!,-but his thoughts were loWj' To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds u :••>'• ' Timorous...
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The Youth's Magazine; Or, Evangelical Miscellany

Children - 528 pages
...in the striking lines of our poet: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, he could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels ; for his thoughts were low, To vice industrious, hut to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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