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" Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 282
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...pre-eminence, as being first in creation and internal faculties, breaks out into the following rapture : -Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...own, that what she wills to do, or say. Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded. Wisdom, in discourse...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...who, though he asserts his superiority of reason in his debates with the mother of mankind, adds, -Yet when I approach * Her loveliness, so absolute she...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best : All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: With the ..., Volumes 3-4

Joseph Addison, Thomas Tickell - English literature - 1811
...mankind, adds, -Yet when I approach Her loveimsM, so absolute ehr seems. And in herself complete; BO well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, -Seems wisest, virtuousest, disereetest, best : All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...enough ; at least on her bestow'd Too much of ornament, in outward shew Elaborate, of inward less exact When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself compleat, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion given 545 O'er other creatures : yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...own, that what she wills to do or say. Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; wisdom in...
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The Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State

John Ovington - Marriage - 1813 - 138 pages
...unmov'd, here only weak Against the charm of beauty's pow'rful glance.' ************ * * * • Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, vrrtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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Anselmo; or, The day of trial

Mary Hill (novelist.) - 1813
...of releasing her husband from his unjust captivity. c 5 CHAP. CHAP- III. • ":'. •'• ; ' ' • When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...And in herself complete ; so well to know Her own, thtit what shc wills to ilo or vay Seems wisest, virtuousest, djscreetest, best ; All higher knowledge...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1815
...charncter of that dominion giren 545 O'er other creatnres ; yetwt"n I appronch Her loveliness, so absolnte she seems And in herself complete, so well to know...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, vi rtnonsest, discrer test, hest ; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; wisdom...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...as if they had been made for no other place. And to all this mental enrichment she adds the skill " So well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best." Portia's consciousness of power does indeed render her cool, collected,...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...who made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion given O'er other creatures : Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best : All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in discourse...
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