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" Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 181
by English poets - 1790
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...sonnet to Syriac Skinner he thus reverts to his blindness : — -" Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up, and steer Right onward. — What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, friend,...
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Poem

Guy Bryan Schott - Commencement ceremonies - 1841 - 48 pages
...lay a heavy hand on some of you, before a year rolls round ; — yet — " argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and tteer Right onward!" The hour is past ; and I close with the last — the fondest...
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The Christian year [by J. Keble, ed. by G.W. Doane]. 1st Amer. ed. 3rd Amer. ed

John Keble - 1842
...paraphrase here used of the scriptural phrase " straight forward " is Miltonic,— Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up, and steer , RIGHT ONWARD." " Tet, I argue not Sonnet to Cyriac Skinner.] t [It is delightful...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 185?
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People's Edition of the Entire Works of W. E. Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1843
...Of sun, or moon, or star throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not . " Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supporta me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, Friend, to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, friend, to...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...reference to the loss of his eyes, in his sonnet to Cyriac Skinner: — "Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, friend, to...
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The Living Age, Volume 205

1895
...sadly mangled. Mr. John Bright once qnoted the lines from Milton : — I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. The reporter was not familiar with the passage, and having no...
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - Table-talk - 1845
...doth sight appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask .' The conscience, Friend, to...
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