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" Nor knowing us nor known; and if by prayer Incessant I could hope to change the will Of Him who all things can, I would not cease To weary Him with my assiduous cries. But prayer against His absolute decree No more avails than breath against the wind,... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books - Page 343
by John Milton - 1750
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 744 pages
...places clfe Inhofpitable appear, and defolate, Nor knowing us nor known ; and if by pray'r Ir.cefl'ant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, I would not ceafc. To weary him with my afTiduous cries : But pray'r againft his ahfolute decree No mure avails...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 282 pages
...places else Inhospitable' appear and desolate, Nor knowing us nor know : and if by prayer Incessant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries: 3ie But pray'r against his absolute decree No more avails...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 608 pages
...else 305 Inhospitable' appear and desolate ; Nor knowing us nor known : and if by pray'r Incessant I could hope to change the will Of Him who all things can, I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries. 310 But pray'r against his absolute decree No more avails...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 5, Volume 5

Art - 1708 - 586 pages
...alludes to Pfalm xcvii. i. " Clouds and darknefs are round about him." • aad, if by prayer Inccflant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, would, net ceafe To weary him with my affiduous cries : ver. 307. \л _ . ' fra qua jaugent Virgines...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1798 - 580 pages
...alludes to . Pfajm xcvii. a. ' Clouds and darknefs are reund about .aid, if by prayer Inccfliint I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, I would not ceafe To weary him with my afliduous cries: ver. 307. fncf qua fat'igeat Virgines fanas minus audientem Carmina Veftam ? Hr....
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 5

British periodicals - 1798 - 576 pages
...alludes to Pfalm jccrii. i. " Clauds and darknefs are round about him." . i and, if by prayer Inceflant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, 1 would not ceafe Toweury him with my afiiduous cries: ver. 307. prea ap&fatlgent Virgincs fanftx minus...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...else 3<3J Inhospitable' appear and desolate, Nor knowing us nor known ; and if by prayer Incessant I could hope to change the will Of him who all things can, I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries : 310 But pray'r against his absolute decree No more avails...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

American literature - 1804 - 496 pages
...else Inhospitable appear, and desolate ; Nor knowing us, nor known : And, if by prayer • Incessant I could hope to change the will Of Him who all things can, I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries : But prayer against his absolute decree No more avails...
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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
...elfe 305 Inhofpitable appear, and defolate ; Nor knowing us, nor known : And, if by prayer Inceflant I could hope to change the will Of Him who all things...would not ceafe To weary, him with my affiduous cries: sio But prayer againft his abfolute decree No more avails than breath againft the wind, Blown ftifling...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...places else Inhospitable appear, and desolate; Nor knowing us, nor known: And, if by prayer Incessant I could hope to change the will Of Him who all things can, I would not cease To weary him with my assiduous cries : But prayer against his absolute decree $!o more avails...
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