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" They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Of paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces throng'd, and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropt ; but wip'd them soon. "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books - Page 453
by John Milton - 1750
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...disappear'd. 640 They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...arms : Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon ; The world was all before them, where to choose 646 Their place of rest, and Providence their...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 600 pages
...occasion : ' They looking hack, all th' eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so latę their bappy seat. Wa'v'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...throng'd and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wip'd them soon The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 15

English literature - 1803
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 330 pages
...disappear'd. They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Of paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...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 their guide:...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...disappear'd. 640 They looking hack, all th' eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy scat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful...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 their guide....
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 394 pages
...ofSision : ' They looluiif lia It, all tlr eastern side beheld Of Par jdUe, so late their l.ir-f y scat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces throng'd and fiery arms t Some natural tears they dropp'd but wip'd them sooa The world was all before them, where to choose...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1809 - 518 pages
...occafion : " They, looking back, all the eaftern fide beheld " Of Paradife, fo late their happy feat, " Wav'd over by that flaming brand ; the gate " With...: " Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them foou'y " The world was all before them, where to choofe " Their place of reft, and Providence their...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 562 pages
...following lines: Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, " They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces throng'd and fiery arms. The world was all before them, where to choose Some natural tears they dropp'd, but vvip'd them soon,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809 - 412 pages
...them : " They, lookrng back, all the eaftern fide beheld " Of Paradife, fo late their happy feat, " Wav'd over by that flaming brand ; the gate " With dreadful faces throng'd, and fiery arms:" To which the remaining verfes form the moft finking contraft that can be imagined. The jlnal couplet...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...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...arms: Some natural tears they dropt, but wip'd them soon j The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide:...
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