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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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...character of that dominion given O'er other creatures : Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so ahsolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest: All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in discourse...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...pre-eminence, as being first in creation and internal faculties, breaks out into the following rapture: Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills, or do, or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetcst, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...Lost, b. 8. Grace was in all her steps, Heav'n in her eye, In ev'ry gesture dignity and love. Ibid. 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...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...well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or sav, •/ * Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence...
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The Fisher's Daughter, Or; The Wanderings of Wolf, and the Fortunes of ...

Catherine George Ward - English fiction - 1824 - 576 pages
...in the beautiful language of Milton, when Adam thus expresses his thoughts of Eve : ———" Vet, when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well to kuow Her own, that what she wills to do or say . > Seemi wisest, virtuousest, discrete&t, best. All...
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The Fisher's Daughter: Or, The Wanderings of Wolf, & the Fortunes of Alfred ...

Mrs. Catherine George Ward Mason - 1825 - 912 pages
...expresses his thoughts of Eve : — • — " Vet, when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute the seems. And in herself complete, so well to know Her...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discretest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse...
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Marriage; the source, stability, and perfection of social happiness and duty

Hallifield Cosgayne O'Donnoghue - 1828
...veneration, what is purest and most attractive in nature—virgin innocence, and maternal affection. - - v When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtnonsest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded; wisdom in discourse...
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Ladies' Magazine, Volume 1

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1828
...cherished, the portraits of women will never be well executed. They will never bear the impress of mind. Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know 4 " Yet when I approach Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discrectest,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...image 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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