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" Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. "
Complete Poetical Works - Page 207
by John Milton - 1862
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776 - 478 pages
...less His image who marie both, and less expressing The character of th .t dominion given O'erother creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtucusest, diicreeteot, best; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence fjls Degraded, Wisdom in discourse...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 282 pages
...excel, la outward also her resembling less His image who made both, and less expressing The charafter of that dominion given O'er other creatures ; yet...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...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...her resembling less His image who made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion giv'n O'er other creatures ; yet, when I approach Her loveliness,...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ! 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ! Wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discount'...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...resembling less His image who made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion given 5V O'er other creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness,...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; J50 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 600 pages
...at least on her bestowrd Too much of ornament, in outward sbow Elaborate, of inward less exact. • .When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discretest, best ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her...
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Select British Classics, Volume 15

English literature - 1803 - 364 pages
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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
...same duties, and candidate for the same happiness. Mark how woman is described by a Christian poet: When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetestr best I Neither her outside, form'd so fair, nor aught So much delights me as those graceful...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 500 pages
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 524 pages
...who, though he asserts his superiority of reason in his debates with the mother of mankind, adds, - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discountenanced, and like folly shews ; . . Authority and reason on her wait If there is such a native...
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