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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1849 - 283 pages
..., For digmty compos'd, and high exploit: But all was false and hollow : though his tonsrue Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Mat'irest counsels ; for his thoughts were low : 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous...
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The Pilgrimage of Adam and David: With Sketches of Their Heavenly Employment

James Gallaher - Bible stories, English - 1849 - 420 pages
...appearance reminded me of Milton's description : — " A fairer person lost not heaven : he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow." " Before you enter on your narrative, Belial," said Lucifer, "there are two remarks I wish to make....
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850
...side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd 110 For dignity composed and high exploit : But all was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropt manaa, ami could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr., embracing a ...

William Shakespeare - 1850
...knew, and he painted Antony. Another great [>oet made the portrait a description : — " He seemed For dignity composed and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropped manna, and could moke the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matures! counsels...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations : Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1850 - 536 pages
...words arc without meaning ; a truce is hollow which is only an external cessation from hostilities; He seem'd For dignity composed, and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow.— MILTON. A person is empty who Is without the requisite portion of understanding and knowledge; on excuse...
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Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850
...Where small experience grows. Taming of the Shrew — Act 1, Sc. 2. SHAKSPEARE. TWENTY ONE. 174. — His tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason. Paradise Lost. MILTON. 175. I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. King Richard 2nd — Act 6,...
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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...Where small experience grows. Taming of the Shrew — Act 1, Sc. 2. SHAKSPEARE. TWENTY OWE. 174. — His tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason. Paradise Lost. MILTON. 175. I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. King Richard 2nd — Act 5,...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copious Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...in act more graceful and humane ; A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna,2 and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels ;...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare

1851
...Shakspeare knew, and he painted Antony. Another great poet made the portrait a description : — " He seemed 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 PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...second battle, his horror of annihilation, his preferring to be miserable rather than u not to be.'L Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matures! counsels : for his thoughts were low ; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Tim'rous...
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