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" For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels... "
The New Monthly Magazine - Page 246
1833
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...in aft more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n; he seem'dn* For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though...better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful: yet he...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd n0 For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow, though...better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds 1 1 6 Tim'rous and slothful...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...act more graceful and humane ; A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd lie For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow; though...worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Ivlaturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous...
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The adviser [by J. Bristed].

John Bristed - 1803
...withal, in his voice and in his manner; * But all was false and hollow, though his tongue , ' * Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear ' The better reason, to perplex and dash • '. "' ' Maturest Coxmse!,-but his thoughts were loWj' To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds u :••>'• ' Timorous...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...Heav'n ; he seem'd 110 tor dignny compos'd and high explon : But all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear...better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful : yet...
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The Lady's Pocket Library ...

Mrs. Chapone (Hester), John Gregory, Edward Moore, Hannah More, Mrs. M. Peddle, Jonathan Swift - Women - 1809 - 330 pages
...that ever held the poetic pencil. A fairer person lost not heav'n : he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow —...better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels; for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Tim'rous and slothful ; yet be...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not Heaven ; he seem'd For dignity compos' d, and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ;...better reason to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful : yet he...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not heaven ; he seem'd For dignity compos'd and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow; though...worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matured counsels, for his thoughts were low : To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Tim'imis and...
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Essays on various subjects, principally designed for young ladies

Hannah More - 1810
...he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit : . :. " Bat all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 1

John Quincy Adams - Oratory - 1810
...de- * traders, is the purveyor of fraud, and the pander of delusion. Her tongue drops manna, but to make the worse appear the better reason ; to perplex and dash maturest counsels. She fills the trump of glory with the venal blast of adulation, and binds the wreath of honor around...
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