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" And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss, And mad'st it pregnant... "
Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper - Page 4
by William Hayley - 1810
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843 - 592 pages
...monnl , while it pursues Things unaltemptcd yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, О Spirit, lhat dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and...abyss , And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark 172 173 :o!ombe tu couvas l'immense abîme et tu le ren..« fécond. Illumine en moi ce qui est obscur,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 448 pages
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before...Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: what in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise and support; That to the height...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 826 pages
...prefer Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the lir-i ion*. A work so full with various learning fraught, So nicely ponder'd, v I may assert eternal Providence, •> And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 830 pages
...intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme BOOK L re way they found, If steep, und, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant...
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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Marriage - 1843 - 554 pages
...164 165 •' And chiefly thon, О Spirit, that dost prefer Before nil temples the upright heart und pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the...outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And rrmd'nl it pregnant ; what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support ; That to the height...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1849 - 838 pages
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The Jack O'lantern: (le Feu-follet;) Or, The Privateer

James Fenimore Cooper - Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 - 1843 - 452 pages
...more they had passed a hundred yards a-hcad , and the sound of their movements was lost. CHAPTER XXV. And chiefly thou , O Spirit, that dost prefer, Before...upright heart and pure, Instruct me; for thou know'st. MILTOH. THE spot in which Carlo Giuntotardi had taken refuge is well known on the Sorrentinc shore...
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The Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - American periodicals - 1844 - 548 pages
...unattempted yet in prose or rhime. And chiefly Thou, O, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st...mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine, what ie low raise and support," &c. It must be acknowledged that the subjects being the same, Milton might...
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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - Constitutional law - 1844 - 324 pages
...language of Milton we would say : " And chiefly Thou, O, Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples, th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st:...brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what iame is dark,. ' . Illumine ; what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument...
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