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" For dignity composed and high exploit. But all was false and hollow — though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matures! "
The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]. - Page 153
edited by - 1825
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1832
...act more graceful and humane ; A fairer person lost not heav'n ; he seem'd no For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropp'd Manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels;...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...disappointed. This is a disposition most appropriate for fiends. Milton says of Belial, — " He seero'd For dignity composed, and high exploit; But all was false and hollow." Hypocrisy may exist, either in appearing better or worse than the reality. The former is more prevalent....
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The works of Hannah More, with a memoir and notes, Volume 6

Hannah More - 1834
...Belial, drawn by the sublimest hand that ever held the poetic pencil. A fairer person lost not heaven ; he seem'd For dignity composed, and high exploit, But all was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropped manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels,...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...side uprose Belial, in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not heaven ; he seem'd HO For dignity composed, and high exploit; But all was...tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear sit we here projecting peace or war?' hut Juhnson, in his Diet, uuder Douht, quotes the passage, '...
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Oeuvres completes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...the other side up rose Belial , in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not heaven; he seem'd For dignity composed and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropp'd manna , and could make the worse appear The better reason , to perplex and dasli Maturest counsels...
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The Works of Hannah More, Volume 2

Hannah More - English literature - 1836
...seemed For dignity composed, and high exploit ; Put all was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropped manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matures! counsels, for his thoughts were low, To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heaven ; he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongne Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton, François-René de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 495 pages
...the other side up rose Belial , in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person Jost not heaven; he seem'd. For dignity composed and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropp'd manna , and could make the worse appear The better reason , to perplex and dash Maturest counsels...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...the other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful ana humane : A fairer person lost not heaven ; he seem'd For dignity composed and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue « doivent nous éprouver sans espérance de finir , « nous les vassaux de la Colère , quand le Fouet...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...seem'd For dignity composed and high exploit : Rut all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropp'd manna , and could make the worse appear The better reason , to perplex and dash Matures! counsels ; for his thoughts were low; . 1ère , quand le Fouet inexorable et l'heure de v...
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