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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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works to me expung'd and ros'd, th flesh, or thron'd above all height, bent down his eye His own works and their works at once to view: About him...
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Chambers's Repository of Instructive and Amusing Tracts

...book of 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. On his throne high above nil height, the Almighty Father sat viewing his works. He beheld first our...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 404 pages
...book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works to me expunged and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." Gloriously was this last aspiration fulfilled ! It has been finely said, Milton is never more himself...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1852
...of knowledge fair, Presented with an universal blank Of Nature's works, to mo expung'd and ras'rl, 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 1662, leaving him three daughters; ami he not long afterwards married...
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Thoughts on several subjects, by the author of 'Memoirs of a working man'.

Thomas Carter - Devotional poetry - 1852 - 176 pages
...his want of natural or bodily sight, together with the privations consequent thereon, he adds : — " So much the rather thou. Celestial Light, Shine inward,...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight" If the reader will bear with me — which I hope he will — I must give yet another instance of a...
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Paradiso perduto di Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1852
...out. So much the rather thou , celestial Light , Shine inward, and the mind through all her power*' Irradiate , there plant eyes , all mist from thence....above , From the pure empyrean where he sits High thron'd above all height , bent down his eye , His own works and their works at once to view. About...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852
...book of 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...eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that T may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Now had the Almighty Father from above, From...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...to have been a native of Ma3onia (the repetition of the conjnnction " or." So much the rather them, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. 55 Now had the Almighty Father from above, From the pure empyrean1 where He sits High-throned above...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...equalled with me in fate So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. MILTON. FROM COMUS. CAN any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1853
...book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...from above, From the pure empyrean where He sits High thron'd above all highth, bent down his eye, His own works, and their works, at once to Anew : About...
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