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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 Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce: In Two Books : Also the Judgement of ... - Page xv
by John Milton - 1820 - 430 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...idle orbs doth sight 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 have lost...
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People's Edition of the Entire Works of W. E. Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1843
...their idle orbs doth sight 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 supporta me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, Friend, to have lost...
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The Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - Slavery - 1843 - 308 pages
...idle orbs doth sight 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 and hope ; but stiil bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conseienee,...
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The Living Age, Volume 205

1895
...Qnotations arc indeed often 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 idea...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...his own noble words in 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 have lost...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 392 pages
...appear Of Sun or Moon or Starre throughout the year, j Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against heavns hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear vp and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? The conscience, Friend, to have lost...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...idle orbs doth sight 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 have lost...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1868
...When fallen on evil days and evil tongues," in obscurity and neglect, in blindness and poverty, would "Argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward ; " and give to England's and the world's literature, those seraphic...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 409 pages
...thoughts, or if additionally cheered, yet cheered only by the prophetic faith of two or three solitary individuals, he did nevertheless Argue not Against...heart or hope: but still bore up and steer'd Right onward.3 From others only do we derive our knowledge that Milton, in his latter day, had his scorners...
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Milton in Government

Robert Thomas Fallon - Literary Criticism - 2010
...to the government he served. 2 THE COMMONWEALTH After the Darkness 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. (Sonner 22) It is ironic that just as the English Republic had set...
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