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" pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support ; That, to the highth of this great argument, I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first—for Heaven hides nothing from "
Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 6
by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pages
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 406 pages
...swords, drawn from the thighs Of mighty cheruhims : the sudden blaze Far round illumined hell. Id. What in me is dark, Illumine ! what is low, raise and support ! Id. But he though blind of sight, Despised and thought extinguished quite. With inward eyes illuminated,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1829 - 658 pages
...much worse, if the sense were sacrificed to the sound. For instance, in the following line of Milton, What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise and support. The sense clearly dictates the pause after 'illumine,' at the end of the third syllable, which, in...
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Illustrations of the practical power of faith, discourses

Thomas Binney - 1830 - 456 pages
...powerfully expressive, at once, of the necessities of the preacher and the majesty of his theme. " What in me is dark, Illumine. What is low, raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I may assert ETERNAL PROVIDENCE, And justify the ways of God to man."...
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The Works of Hannah More, Volume 1

Hannah More - Christian ethics - 1830 - 458 pages
...connexion; mark the scale Whose nice gradations, with progression true, For ever rising, end in DEITY ! * What in me is dark Illumine! what is low, raise and support! Paradise Lost. MOSES IN THE BULRUSHES A &>ami) JDrama. Let me assert eternal Providence, And justify...
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The English Reader

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1830 - 262 pages
...worse, if the sense w?re sacrificed to the sound. For instaace, bitbe following line of Milton, — " What in me is dark, " Illumine ; what is low, raise and support," the sense clearly dictates the pause after illuming at the end of the third syllable, which, in reading,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831 - 290 pages
...Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dovelike satst brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: What in me is dark, Illumine; what is low,...Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep tract of Hell; say first, what cause Moved...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 45

English literature - 1831 - 570 pages
...Bartholomew fair. His book is entitled, ' The Law of Population ;' Ins motto is ' That to the height of this great argument, I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to Man ; ' and after exulting in the triumphant overthrow of the rival 'principle,' he continues...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1831 - 807 pages
...mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss. And mad'st it pregnant : what in mc is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men....
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Dr. Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric: Abridged. With Questions

Hugh Blair - English language - 1831 - 284 pages
...cases, it is best to sacrifice sound to sense. For instance, in the following lines of Milton: were What in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support. with what follows, and no pause made before the 4th or 6th syllable. So also in the following line...
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Milton's Poetical Works: Together with the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1832 - 1094 pages
...present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument * " That Shepherd," Moses, who kept the flock of Jethro. I may assert...
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