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" Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve. "
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 Four Gospels: Tr. from the Greek, with Preliminary ..., Volume 1

George Campbell - Bible - 1837
...' the mother died last of the sons.' This is of a piece with that of our poet : Adam the comeliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve. For my part, I think it much better, in criticising, to acknowledge these to be slips in writing, than...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...ye] Should we not read ' you' ? For what is he speaking to besides Shame ? Jfewton. 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 whisp'ring soft, by a fresh fountain side They sat...
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The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland, Volume 2

Henry Brooke - Irish fiction - 1839
...lines of Milton, where, speaking of Adam and Eve, he calls them •" the loveliest pair That ever since in love's embraces met : Adam, the goodliest man of...born, His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve." Th» gentleman perceived my astonishment, and praciously smiling, again asked me what s\im wa< requisite...
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Portfolio of an Artist

Rembrandt Peale - American literature - 1839 - 263 pages
...on, nor shunned the sight Of God or angel, for they thought no ill. So hand in hand they passed ; * * Adam, the goodliest man of men, since born, His sons ; the fairest of her daughters, Eve. Milton. SENTIMENT OF BEAUTY. SOME there are, who contend that the laws of taste are not primitive,...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 9

Education - 1839
...Milton, being blind, could not detect. We give a single specimen of his notes. It is upon B. IV, 323. " Adam, the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Ere." " I'll not believe this distich to be Milton's. The sense is entirely expressed in the lines...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...angel ; for they thought no ill : So hand in hand they poss'd, the loveliest pair, That ever since WhetH 4 Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh fountain side Tlioy sot them...
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Publications, Issue 86, Volume 1

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Publication - 1841
...only, she for God in him — * # # * * So hand in hand they passed, the loveliest pair That ever since in love's embraces met; Adam the goodliest man of...born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve." The sacred institution of marriage was formed in Paradise itself: and here again Milton shall be your...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...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...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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The Token and Atlantic Souvenir: A Christmas and New Year's Present

Samuel Griswold Goodrich, George Stillman Hilliard - English literature - 1841
...downcast modesty concealed." But the prize bull belongs to Milton, who, in his Paradise Lost, says, " Adam, the goodliest man of men since born His sons ; the fairest of her daughters, Eve." Such are a few samples of genuine bulls of other than Irish origin; but what story-teller, bringing...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...angel ; for they thought no ill : So hand in hand they pass'd, the loveliest pair. That ever since ever in suspense to dwell, Tis now no kettle, but...A wooden jack, which had almost Lost by disuse the Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh fountain side They sat them...
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