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" All higher Knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in discourse with her Loses discountenanced, and like Folly shows ; Authority and Reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made Occasionally ; and, to consummate all, Greatness of... "
Oeuvres completes - Page 174
by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776 - 478 pages
...and like 1 oily shows; Authoiity and Reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made GUI Occasionally ; and to consummate all, Greatness of...loveliest, and create an awe About her, as a guard angelic plac'd. •To whom the Angel with contracted brow l 540 Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part ;...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 282 pages
...know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuosest, discreetest, best; 550 Ail higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows ; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ! 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ! Wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discount' nanc'd, and, like folly, shows. Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800 - 300 pages
...to know Her own, that what she wills to do or sa)', Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, noi...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; J50 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd, and like folly shows ; Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 600 pages
...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discretest, best ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discountenanc'd, and like folly shows : Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 422 pages
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The Friend of Women

Pierre-Joseph Boudier de Villemert - Women - 1803 - 218 pages
...mix'd with love And sweet compliance, which declare unfeign'd Union of mind, or in us both one soul. And, to consummate all, Greatness of mind, and nobleness,...loveliest, and create an awe About her as a guard angelic plac'd. MILTON. " This is really moral painting, without any abatement of female charms : — this...
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The Spectator ...

English essays - 1803 - 418 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 15

English literature - 1803 - 364 pages
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