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" Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. "
The Bridal Bouquet Culled in the Garden of Literature - Page 168
edited by - 1873 - 388 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776
...expressing The character of th .t dominion given O'erother creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtucusest, diicreeteot, best; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence fjls Degraded, Wisdom in discourse...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...The charafter of that dominion given O'er other creatures ; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuosest, discreetest, best; 550 Ail higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...The character of that dominion giv'n O'er other creatures ; yet, when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete ; so well...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ! 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ! Wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discount'...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...character of that dominion eiv'n O'er other creaturesi yet when I approach Her loveliness, so ahsolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or sa)', Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...The character of that dominion given 5V O'er other creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; J50 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...ornament, in outward sbow Elaborate, of inward less exact. • .When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discretest, best ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her...
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The Friend of Women

Pierre-Joseph Boudier de Villemert - Women - 1803 - 196 pages
...same happiness. Mark how woman is described by a Christian poet: When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete ; so well...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetestr best I Neither her outside, form'd so fair, nor aught So much delights me as those graceful...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...of reason in his debates with the mother of mankind, adds, - Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete; so well...discourse with her Loses, discountenanced, and like folly shews ; . . Authority and reason on her wait If there is such a native loveliness in the sex, as to...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...much of ornament, in outward shew Elaborate, of inward less exact. When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well...falls Degraded : Wisdom in discourse with her Loses discountenanc'd, and like folly shews ; • ; Authority and roa^on on her wait, As one intended first,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...internal faculties, breaks out into the following rapture : Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well...she wills to do, or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discrectest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded. Wisdom, in discourse with her....
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