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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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The Course of Time

Robert Pollok, James Robert Boyd - 1856 - 399 pages
...infinitely far 607. Who j-uttificd, <feo. : Reference is made to Milton, in his "Paradise Lost"— " What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, Anil justify the ways of God to men."1 Bk. I. 22-28. Behind — surprising feat of theory ! 530 Were...
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Selections from Paradise lost: with notes, by R. Demaus

John Milton - 1857 - 180 pages
...present, and, with mighty wings outspread, 20 Dove-like satst brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, Illumine : what...height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providenee, 25 And justify the ways of God to men. Say first (for heav'n hides nothing from thy view,...
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The Literary Attractions of the Bible; Or, A Plea for the Word of God ...

Leroy Jones Halsey - Bible as literature - 1859 - 441 pages
...profound mysteries, as they have sat at the feet of Jesus, and joined in the invocation of Milton : "What in me is dark Illumine : what is low, raise...may assert eternal Providence And justify the ways of God to men." III. THE PERSONAL CHARACTER OF CHRIST. t€t us pass now to a third illustration, of...
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Poetical reading book, with aids for grammatical analysis, paraphrase and ...

John Daniel Morell - 1860 - 239 pages
...dark, | Illumine :] what is low, | raise ami support ;] That to the highth of this great argument 25 I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways...Nor the deep tract of Hell ;] say first,] what cause epic. Hence the frequent difficulties into which Milton involves himself and his readers by his unxparing...
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The North American Review, Volume 91

North American review - 1860
...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 men." Now hear Peyton : — " O glorious God ! Inspirer of my Muse ! Grant that thy word...
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A manual of English grammar

James Alexander McMullen - English language - 1860 - 156 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...may assert Eternal Providence And justify the ways of God to men. [view, Say first, for Heaven hides nothing from thy Nor the deep tract of hell : say...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - English poetry - 1860
...Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And rrmd'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumino; what is low raise and support; That to the height...And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view. Nor the deep tract of Hell; say first, what cause Moved our grand...
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Temple Bar, Volume 40

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1874
...intellectual if more narrow in his thoughts, lifts his eyes to unseen heaven and thus implores : " What we see dark, Illumine, what is low raise and support ; That,...may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." Pope thinks he can do no better than appropriate this last line of Milton ; and when...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, 20 Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, Ayd justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for heaven hides nothing from thy view, Nor the deep...
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The universal love of God and responsibility of man

Jabez Burns - 1861
...indeed. How beautiful and appropriate to the inquirer after truth is the sublime prayer of Milton, — "What in me is dark illumine, what is low raise and...may assert Eternal providence, And justify the ways of God to men." CONVERSATION I. PREDESTINATION. Inquirer. WHAT are we to understand by the doctrine...
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