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" Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and with mig^y wings outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine, what is low... "
The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained - Page 2
by John Milton - 1860
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Poetics: An Essay on Poetry

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - Poetics - 1852 - 294 pages
...outspread Dovelike satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine 1 what is low raise and support ! That, to the height...may assert eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to men. 146 CHAPTEE IV. THE LYRIC. IN the drama, outward shows are represented ; in the epic,...
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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 192 pages
...present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant. What in me is dark, Illumine; what is...may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to man. ACCUSING, — APPEALING. BOLINGBROKE ACCUSING MOWBRAY. First, (heaven be the record...
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Milton's Paradise lost and Paradise regained, with notes by J. Edmondston

John Milton - 1854
...— thou from the first AVast present, and with mighty wings outspread, 20 Dove-like sat'st brooding3 on the vast abyss, And madest it pregnant : — what...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, — for Heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the...
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A cyclopędia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And inad'st it pregnant. What in me is dark Illumine; what is...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." "Would that all could bear some such testimony to the truth as it is in Jesus, and...
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The Epistle of Paul to the Romans

Abiel Abbot Livermore - Bible - 1854 - 256 pages
...not the Judge of all the earth do right?" Well does Milton pray, at the beginning of Paradise Lost, " What in me is dark Illumine, what is low, raise and...may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to man." 1. Therefore. This indicates too close a logical sequence, where scarcely any exists....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...and wild; A dungeon horrible on all sides round Dove-like satst brooding1 on the vast abyss, And made it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine, what is...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. 1 From Genesis i. 2, " And the Spirit of God brooded upon the waters" (Hebrew). As one...
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The Governess: a repertory of female education

Governess - 1855
...much credulity upon the best pledges that I can give them." — Reaion of Church (Internment, Sfc. " Illumine : what is low, raise and support ; That to...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to man. " Say, first (for heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep tract of hell) ;...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 pages
...taught ' the chosen seed, In the heginning | how ' the Heavens and Earth ' Rose ' out of chaos ; » * * what in me is dark | Illumine, what is low | raise...assert ' eternal Providence, And justify | the ways of God ' to men. — Milton. Ordinary persons, particularly children, are fonder of reading poetry...
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A Key to the Bible: Being an Exposition of the History, Axioms, and General ...

David Dobie - Bible - 1856 - 322 pages
...that dost prefer Before all temples, the upright heart, and pure, Instruct me, for thou knowest ; — what in me is dark Illumine ; what is low, raise,...may assert eternal Providence And justify the ways of God to man! CHAPTER VII. GENERAL RTTLES FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF SCRIPTURE. A RULE of interpretation,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...hill Delight thee more, and Siloa's brook, that flowed Fast by the oracle of God. Book i. Line 22. What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Book i. Line 62. Yet from those flames No light ; but only darkness visible. Book i....
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