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" And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to... "
The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins - Page 16
1836
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...hook of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works to me expung'd and ras'd, ld : While the full-udder'd mother lows around' The...daw, The rook and magpie, to the grey-grown oaks tliat I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Now had the Almighty Father from above,...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works, tome expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out: So much...may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight !" That is the sheerest infatuation in the world, which considers poetry as a sort of intellectual...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...universal blank Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Of nature's works to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell SATAN IN PARADISE. In bower and field he sought, where any tuft Of grove or garden-plot more pleasant...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom3 at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. SATAN'S MEETING WITH URIEL IN THE sira.4 HE soon Saw within ken a glorious angel stand, The same whom...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 312 pages
...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in the shadiest cover hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. 6. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. The above poetic address, in which Milton laments the loss of his sight, is one of his happiest efforts....
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Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Council on Education - 1846
...knowledge fair, Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works — to me expunged and rased — And wisdom, at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Geography — Historical and Descriptive. 1. Give some account of the history of China. 2. Give an...
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Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education: with appendices ..., Volume 2

1846
...knowledge fair, Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works — to me expunged and rased — And wisdom, at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Geography — Historical and Descriptive. 1. Give some account of the history of China. 2. Give an...
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Moral Heroism; Or, The Trials and Triumphs of the Great and Good

Clara Lucas Balfour - Biography - 1846 - 368 pages
...book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out: So much...Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things in visible to mortal sight." The " Paradise Lost" was not the only poem that Milton gave to the world...
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Short memoirs of eminent men

Short memoirs - Celebrities - 1847 - 143 pages
...book of knowledge fair, Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works, to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." His first wife died in the year 1602, leaving him three daughters; and he not long afterwards married...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expunged and rased ; And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. 50 So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward,...see, and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. 55 Now had the Almighty Father from above, From the pure empyrean, where he sits High throned, above...
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