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" They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms: Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before... "
Paradise Lost - Page 296
by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pages
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 356 pages
...disappear'd. They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'il over by that flaming brand ; the gate With dreadful...and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...eastern gate Led them direct, and down the cliff as fast To the subjected plain ; then disappear'd. They, looking back, all the' eastern side beheld Of...throng'd, and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wiped them. soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823 - 306 pages
...eastern gate Led them direct, and down the clifl' as fast To the subjected plain ; then disappear'd. They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of...throng'd, and fiery arms: Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wiped them soon ; T^he world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest,...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 682 pages
...Some natnral tears they dropp'd, but wiped them soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide. They...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. These two verses, though they have their beauty, fall very much below the foregoing passage, and renew...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 9-10

British essayists - 1823 - 844 pages
...nothing can be more natural than the tears they shed on that occasion : They looking back, all th'eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat,...flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces throng'd and tiery arms : Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wiped them soon ; The world was all before them,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824 - 676 pages
...Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide :...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. Ibid. b. 12. Unhappy he ! who from the first of joys, Society, cut off, is left alone Amid this world...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Seme natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; The world was all before them, where to choose / iF / FROM PARADISE REGAINED.— THE POWER OF BEAUTY. Set women in his eye, and in his walk, Among the daughters...
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Oeuvres, Volume 15

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824 - 404 pages
...disappear'd. They, looking back, all the' eastern side beheld Of paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand; the gate With dreadful...and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon : The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824 - 580 pages
...imagination, as nothing can be more natural than the tears they shed on that occasion. Addison. Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; 645 The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824 - 572 pages
...as nothing can be more natural than the tears they shed on that occasion. Addison. BOOK XII. Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; 545 The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence...
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