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" 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 men. "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 2
by John Milton - 1801
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...Instruct me, for Thou knowest : Thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. . Say first, — for heav'n hides nothing from thy view, Nor the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 834 pages
...thou know'st ; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sal'st 4 And justify the ways of God to mon. Say first, for Heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843 - 350 pages
...Instruct me, for thou know'st. Thou, from the first, Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...this great argument, I may assert eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to men. — Say first, for Heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 830 pages
...Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the first Wast present, und, with mighty wings outspread, ZT"L5 A $R! j EZ W N b<J7 ۡ1B~ / 3[ i H ^ew."ê þ - 4 Ñ Ex , QF]f 'wH assort eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides nothing...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the lir-i Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, ht, So nicely ponder'd, v I may assert eternal Providence, •> And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heaven hides...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1849 - 842 pages
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: what in me is dark, Illumine ; what is...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 448 pages
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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - 1844 - 315 pages
...Instruct me, for Thou know'st : Tbou from the first "Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And...this great argument I may assert eternal providence, And justify, the ways of God to men." CHAPTER II. A CRITICAL REVIEW OF HISTORY, FROM THE TIME OF ABRAHAM,...
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A Selection from the Writings of Henry R. Cleveland: With a Memoir

Henry Russell Cleveland, George Stillman Hillard - 1844 - 456 pages
...but a far inferior counterpart. To such a mind will the sublime prayer of Milton be answered — " What in me is dark Illumine ; what is low, raise and...this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence And justify the ways of God to man." POETRY IN THE PRESENT AGE. The imaginative powers also seem to...
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