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" Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost... "
Paradise Lost - Page 101
by John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
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Sermons on Christian Communion: Designed to Promote the Growth of the ...

Thomas Russell Sullivan - Sermons, American - 1848 - 416 pages
...rather any theme on which mortal man is so often and so sadly perplexed as on this ? Multitudes have " Reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will,...fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." Such, indeed, is the intrinsic abstruseness of theology,...
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Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to the Evidences of Religion ...

Francis Bowen - Apologetics - 1849 - 500 pages
...for contemplation to one band of the spirits fallen from heaven, who, in their place of punishment, " apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate,...fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." All science proceeds from one generalization to another,...
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Lowell Lectures: On the Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to ...

Francis Bowen - Apologetics - 1849 - 488 pages
...for contemplation to one band of the spirits fallen from heaven, who, in their place of punishment, " apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate,...fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." All science proceeds from one generalization to another,...
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A Manual of Logic

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Logic - 1849 - 184 pages
...to John, or John possessing pride, in phrases of the same form as when * Others apart (other devils) sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and...high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate, Fixed-fate, Free-will, Foreknowledge-absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost : Of Good...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 7-8

1849 - 860 pages
...their leader on his sad and fatal errand to this world, some of his compeers " sat on a hill retired, and reasoned high of Providence, foreknowledge, will,...fate, fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute," — we can hardly conceive of Moloch joining the band. The topics were too abstruse and too theoretical...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 602 pages
...providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate ; Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; 560 Ana found no end, in wandering mazes lost. Of good and...evil much they argued then. Of happiness and final miser}', Passion and apathy, and glory and shame ; Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy ! 565 Yet,...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - Bible - 1850 - 598 pages
...foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free-will, foreknowledge absolute, 560 And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. Of good and evil much they argued then,...Of happiness and final misery, Passion and apathy, glory and shame, Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy : 565 547. Sing, úr- •' Their music is employed...
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Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association ..., Volume 13

Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) - Christianity - 1858 - 578 pages
...not such a spirit bring with it its punishment ? We darken "counsel by words without knowledge.' * Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high, Of providence, fore-knowledge, will, and fata, First fate, free will, fore-knowledge...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850 - 716 pages
...human speculatists on duty and morals, do we not encounter on the threshold those terrible problems of "Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate — Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute," problems that have tasked the unaided understanding of man ever since he began to think and to reason...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1851 - 608 pages
...which are related to have been found baffling in another sphere — where more potent intelligences 1 reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will,...fate; Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; (Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy !) And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." Let us contrast...
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