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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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Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1830 - 430 pages
...her own. The comparative required the terms to be contrasted by the word other. " 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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Lectures on English Poetry: From the Reign of Edward the Third, to the Time ...

Henry Neele - English poetry - 1830 - 543 pages
...our first Parents, sinless, artless, and endowed with godlike beauty ; — " Adam the goodliest Mail of men since born His sons; the fairest of her daughters, Eve;" he exhibits all the grace and beauty of Raffaelle : when he paints the happy fields of Paradise, where...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...Angel ; for they thought no ill : 330 So hand in hand they pass'd, the lovliest 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 325 Stood whispering soft, by a fresh fountain side They sat...
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The Light of Nature Pursued, Volume 1

Abraham Tucker - Philosophy - 1831
...out into poetical license : they would whip a boy who should write, like Milton, Adam the godlisst man of men since born his sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve ; or reckon only three syllables in Tiresias, or four in Beelzebub, or place their accent in the middle...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...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...
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Castle Rackrent ; An Essay on Irish Bulls ; an Essay on the Noble Science of ...

Maria Edgeworth - 1832 - 312 pages
...confounds them all together in a manner for which any Irishman would have been laughed to scorn : — "Adam, the goodliest man of men since born, His sons ; the fairest of her daughters Eve.' Yet Addison, who notices these blunders, calls them only little blemishes." Scotchman. — " He does...
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Castle Rackrent: And Irish Bulls

Maria Edgeworth - 1832 - 312 pages
...confounds them all together in a manner for which any Irishman would have been laughed to scorn : — ' Adam, the goodliest man of men since born, His sons ; the fairest of her daughters Eve.' Yet Addison, who notices these blunders, calls them only little blemishes." Scotchman. — " He does...
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The Comparative Coincidence of Reason and Scripture, Volume 1

Apologetics - 1832
...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 men since born, His sons,—the fairest of her daughters, Eve. Blest couple, link'd in happy nuptial league." MILTON. Their...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...son except, Created thing nought valu'd he nor shunn'd. And that in which he describes Adam and Eve : 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 Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ...

James Henry Monk - 1833
...but two instances, taken casually, and without selection. The first is his note upon B. IV. 323. " Adam, the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve." " I'll not believe this distich to be Milton's. We have had too much trial of his busy acquaintance,...
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