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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 Methodist Preacher: Monthly Sermons from Living Ministers ...

Ebenezer Ireson - Methodism - 1833 - 392 pages
...the divine administration. And may the spirit of light and truth be imparted : " That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, * And justify the ways of God with man." I. It is alleged, that the introduction of moral evil, and its consequent miseries,...
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Lectures on poetry and general literature

James Montgomery - English literature - 1833 - 488 pages
...his purpose, so magnificently set forth in the crowning lines of the clause: — " That to the height of this great argument, I may assert eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to man." Now, let any man attempt to tell to another the subject of Milton's exordium. This...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - Rhetoric - 1833 - 654 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1834 - 526 pages
...present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 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 16 v. Ariosto Orl. Fur. ci st. 2. Orlando Iimam. di Boiardo, rifac. da...
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The works of Hannah More, with a memoir and notes, Volume 6

Hannah More - 1834 - 420 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 SACRED DRAMA. Let me assert eternal Providence, And justify...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835 - 264 pages
...present, and, with mighty wings outspreud, 20 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low,...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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The Poetry of Life, Volumes 1-2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - English fiction - 1835 - 754 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, " I may assert eternal Providence, " And justify the ways of God to...
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Life - 1835 - 370 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, " I may assert eternal Providence, " And justify the ways of God to...
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The Book of Familiar Quotations: Being a Collection of Popular Extracts and ...

Quotations, English - 1871 - 344 pages
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Poetical Works: Paradise lost

John Milton - 1835 - 364 pages
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