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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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A Treatise on International Law: And a Short Explanation of the Jurisdiction ...

Daniel Gardner - 1844 - 324 pages
...mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what iame is dark,. ' . Illumine ; what is low raise and support;...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 OP ABRAHAM,...
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The Prose Workd of Mrs. Ellis: The poetry of life. Pictures of private life ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1844
...?at'nt brooding on the Test abyss, ' Was Dove-e eatn roong on e es as, And mad'st it pregnant ; wlu't in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support...; That to the height of this great argument, I may asnert eternal Providence, And justify the wayi of God to men." '•Henceforth I learn, that to obey...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...knowst ; thou from the first Was present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding7 on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. SATAN MUSTERING THE REllEL ANGELS." THUS Satan, talking to his...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 pages
...Instruct me, for thou know'st. Thou from the first 20 Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st...support; That to the height of this great argument 25 I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Milton. What part of speech...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847 - 566 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...this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." Witn this glorious sound in my ears, like the opening hymn of...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848 - 600 pages
...present, and with mighty wings outspread 90 Doveliko sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And tna'lest it pregnant : What in me is dark, Illumine; what is...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 our grand...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature, Volume 1

John Kitto - 1848
...pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st: Thou from the first AVast 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.' To trace the ill effects of dissension, to exhibit the general...
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The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. [Continued as ..., Volume 1

John Kitto - 1848
...pure, 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.' To trace the ill effects of dissension, to exhibit the general...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1848 - 540 pages
...discover the same trains of thought which occur in the opening passage of " Paradise Lost :" — " What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." Pope, in his " Essay on Man," professes to write with the same...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1848 - 540 pages
...discover the same trains of thought which occur in the opening passage of " Paradise Lost :" — " What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." Pope, in his " Essay on Man," professes to write with the same...
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