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The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two ... - Page 252
by Hugh Miller - 1857 - 500 pages
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The British Essayists, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...except, Created thing nought valu'd he nor shunn'd : ami that in which he describes Adam and Eve : Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Ere. It is plain, that in the former of these passages, according to the natural syntax, the divine...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809
...blindness. Johnson's Life of Milton, p. 169. This expression resembles the following absurdity in Milton. " Adam, the goodliest man of men since born His sons; the fairest of her daughters Eve," B. iv. 323. " Maculae, quas aut incuria fudit, Aut humana parum cavit natura." Ai.P. 352. No apology,...
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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1809 - 425 pages
...the word other. i * This phraseology is Hebraistic—" more than all his chil" Adam " The comeliest of men since born " His sons. The fairest of her daughters Eve." Milton. " Adam," the antecedent subject of comparison, is here improperly referred to the aggregate...
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Glover, Whitehead, Jago, Brooke, Scott, Mickle, Jenyns

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...couple, link'd as they, In happy nuptial league, their minutes pass'd, Crown'd with sublime delight. The loveliest pair That ever yet in love's embraces...since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve ! " Hail ! Hymen's first, accomplish'd pair ! Goodliest he of all his sons ! Of her daughters she most...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...or Angel; for they thought no ill: So hand in hand they pass'd, the loveliest pair, That ever since in love's embraces met ; Adam the goodliest man of...since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve. Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh fountain side They sat them•down.;...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...couple, link'd as they, In happy nuptial league, their minutes pass'd, Crown'd with sublime delight. The loveliest pair That ever yet in love's embraces met : Adam the goodliest man of men'since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve ! " Hail ! Hymen's first, accomptish'd pair...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811
...Johnson's Life of Milton, p. 169, This ex-; pression resembles the following absurdity in Mijton. : " Adam, the goodliest man of men since born . ' -\. His sons; the fairest of her daughters Eve-" ' B. iv. 323. " Maculae, quas ant incuria fudit, Aut bumaua parum cavit natura." At. P. 352. i " No...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...nor shunn'd. And that in which he describes Adam and Eve : • Are wanting,] It should be is wanting. Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve. It is plain, that in the former of these passages, according to the natural syntax, the divine persons...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...except, Created thing nought valued he nor ihunn'd : and that in which he describes Adam aod Eve : Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughter!, Eve. It is plain, that in the former of (hese pas-cages, according to the natural syntax,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...angel, for they thought no ill : 320 So hand in hand they pass'd, the loveliest pair That ever since in love's embraces met; Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons1; the fairest of her daughters Eve. Under a tuft of shade, that on a green 325 Stood whisp'ring...
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