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" Let there be light, said God ; And forthwith light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep... "
The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two ... - Page 178
by Hugh Miller - 1857 - 500 pages
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Protestant Union: A Treatise of True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration ...

John Milton - 1826 - 56 pages
...was so.' Accordingly Milton, in translating the passage into verse, has not neglected this beauty : Let there be light, said God, and forthwith light...of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep. B. vii. v. 243. And as it is thus properly expressed by Moses, it could not, I think, have been so...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...air ; And Earth, self-balanc'd, on her centre hung. " * Let there be light,' said God ; and forth' Light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure Sprung from the deep ; and from her native To journey through the aery gloom began, Spher'd in a radiant cloud, for yet the Sun Was not ; she...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...far thy hounds, This be thy just circumference, O World. Thus God the Heav'n created, thus the Earth. Let there be Light, said God, and forthwith Light...from the deep, and from her native East To journey tbrough the aery gloom began, Spher'd in a radiant cloud ; for yet the sun Was not ; she in a cloudy...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...Let there he light.!' said God, and forthwith light Ethereal, first' of things, quintessence fture, Sprung from the deep, and from her native east To journey through the airy gloom hegan, Si.her'd in" a radianr cloud, for yet the sun \Vas not- she in a cloudy tahernacle S-iourn'd...
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The Messiah; or The redemption of man: a poem

Edward Strangwayes - 1830
...thousand ways if He chose, and withdraw it at pleasure. Milton thus elegantly solves the question : — " Let there be light," said God, " and forthwith light...native east To journey through the airy gloom began, Spher'd in a radiant cloud, for yet the sun Was not ; she in a cloudy tabernacle Sojourn'd the while."...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...several place 240 Disparted, and between spun out the air ; And Earth self-balanced on her centre hung. Let there be Light, said God ; and forthwith Light...pure, Sprung from the deep ; and from her native east 245 To journey through the aery gloom began, Sphered in a radiant cloud, for yet the sun Was not ;...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...Earth self-halanced on her centre hung. Let there he Light, said God ; and forthwith Light Etherial, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep ; and from her native east To journey tbrough the aery gloom hegan, Sphered in a radiant cloud, for yet the sun Was not ; she in a cloudy...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...he might be awed inln RIXM|ness, and into a dependence on his providence. Ftltham on Divination. Lee there be Light, said God ; and forthwith Light Ethereal,...quintessence pure Sprung from the deep ; and from her native seat To journey through the aery gloom began, Spin rM in a radiant cloud, for yet the Sun Wai not ;...
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The American Quarterly Register, Volume 5

Clergy - 1833
...and beauty through all Europe : it was the providence of God that commanded it, and forthwith light Sprung from the deep, and from her native East To journey through the airy gloom began.* * Paulos Langius, who lived in the fifteenth century, dates the arrival of Manuel Chrysoloras in Italy,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...several place Disparted, and between spun out the air; And earth self-balanc'd on her centre hung. Let there be light, said God; and forthwith light Ethereal, first of things,'quintessence pure Sprung from the deep; and from her native east To journey through the airy...
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