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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 British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 35

British essayists - 1819 - 376 pages
...sentence, and be earth Insensible! how glad would lay uie down, As iu HIV mother,s lap ! There should 1 rest And sleep secure; his dreadful voice no more...offspring, would torment me With cruel expectation , This whole speech is full of the like emotion, and varied with all those sentiments which we may...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson (advocate) - English essays - 1819 - 378 pages
...serrtence, and be earth Insensible ! how jjlad would lay me down, As in my mother's lap ! There should I rest And sleep secure ; his dreadful voice no more...offspring, would torment me With cruel expectation ' This whole speech is full of the like emotion, and varied with all those sentiments which we may...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 342 pages
...out To deathless pain ? how gladly would I meet 775 Mortality my aenteiwjB, 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 rny ears, no fear of worse "80 To me and to my offspring would torment me V.'ith cruel ex-pecthtion....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 356 pages
...out To deathless pain? How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth o Insensible ! How glad would lay me down As in my mother's lap !...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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821 - 340 pages
...out To deathless pain ? how gladly would I meet 775 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 British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822 - 296 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 !...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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823 - 304 pages
...overlive ? Why am I mock'd with death, and lengthen'd out To deathless pain 1 How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and he earth Insensihle ! How...expectation. Yet one douht Pursues me still, lest all I caunot die ; Lest that pure hreath of life, the spirit of Man Which God inspired, caunot, together...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 682 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...offspring, would torment me With cruel expectation This -whole speech is full of the like emotion, and varied with all those sentiments which we may suppose...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 9-10

British essayists - 1823 - 816 pages
...pain ? How gladly would I meet Mortality my sentence, and be earth Insensible ! how glad would lay me As in my mother's lap ! There I should rest And sleep...offspring, would torment me With cruel expectation.— x. 771. This whole speech is full of the like emotion, and varied with all those sentiments which we...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824 - 572 pages
...out To deathless pain ? how gladly would I meet 775 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 730 To me and to my offspring would torment me With cruel expectation. Yet one doubt Pursues me stiU,...
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