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" His hand to execute what his decree Fix'd on this day? Why do I overlive? Why am I mock'd with death, and lengthen'd out To deathless pain ? How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! How glad would lay me down, As in my... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author - Page 206
by John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Reprinted from the Best Editions, with ...

John Milton - 1881 - 590 pages
...lengthened out To deathless pain ? How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...secure : his dreadful voice no more Would thunder in.my ears ; no fear of worse To me and to my offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. Yet...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Fore-edge painting - 1881 - 528 pages
...Insensible ! How glad would lay me do As in my mother's lap ! There I should rest And sleep seeure ; his dreadful voice no more Would thunder in my ears...To me, and to my offspring, would torment me With eruel expeetation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still, lest all I eannot die ; Lest that pure breath of...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1883 - 708 pages
...sentence, and be earth Insensible! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lapl there should I rest And sleep secure ; his dreadful voice no more...ears, no fear of worse To me and to my off-spring, wouid torment me With cruel expectation. This whole speech is full of the like emotion, and varied...
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A Library of Religious Poetry: A Collection of the Best Poems of All Ages ...

Philip Schaff, Arthur Gilman - Religious poetry - 1885 - 1148 pages
...Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap ! there 1 should rest And sleep secure ; his dreadful voice...offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still, lest all I cannot die ; Lest that pure breath of life, the spirit of man Which...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1886 - 634 pages
...lengthen'd out To deathless pain ? how gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap ?...fear of worse To me and to my offspring would torment m* With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still, lest all I cannot die, Lest that pure breath...
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Readings from Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1886 - 334 pages
...lengthened out To deathless pain ? How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible 1 how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...no more Would thunder in my ears ; no fear of worse 780 With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still, lest all I cannot die ; Lest that pure...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 234 pages
...sentence, and be earth 1 For ' having given ' the first edition has ' giving ' ( Arber). Insensible ! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...no more Would thunder in my ears; no fear of worse S To me and to my offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. This whole speech is full of the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: English and Latin, Volume 2

John Milton - 1892 - 406 pages
...lengthened out To deathless pain ? How gladly would I meet Mortality, my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! How glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...no more Would thunder in my ears ; no fear of worse 780 To me and to my offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - English Literature - 1892 - 654 pages
...lengthened out To deathless pain? How gladly would I meet Mortality, my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! how glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...no more Would thunder in my ears; no fear of worse 780 To me and to my offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me still...
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Criticisms on Paradise Lost

Joseph Addison - Bible - 1892 - 200 pages
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