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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: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...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 And in herself complete, so well to know tier own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best : 550 As one...
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Lectures on Shakspeare, Volume 1

Henry Norman Hudson - Dramatists, English - 1848
...she has, however, that which many good people may deem a full equivalent, namely, wisdom and skill, " So well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, beat." And perhaps the rest of this noble description may be not unfitly...
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The Gossip: Or, Scraps of Manuscripts and FacetiŠ, Laconica Et Lyrica ...

Commonplace-books - 1849 - 213 pages
...be taught ; this is selflearned, self-interpreting. Our first parent and lover addresses Eve — " When I approach her loveliness so absolute she seems....own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best, And create an awe about her as a guard angelic placed." Of earthly...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...character of that dominion given 545 O'er other creatures : Yet when I approach Her loveliness, EO absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtuousost, discreetest, best : 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ; Wisdom in...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...presented in the following pissage to be found at the end of the eighth Book of Paradise Lost : — 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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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...intellectually, yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in her self compleat, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, vertuousest, discreetest, best; (Adam's confusion here seems to have produced Milton's worst line!)...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - Business & Economics - 1992 - 209 pages
...reflections. To Adam, Eve appears more firmly and immediately grounded in herself and her world than he: "so absolute she seems / And in herself complete, so well to know / Her own" (8.547-49). Eve is capable "Of what was high" but prefers to attend to cares closer to the earth-"her...
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Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe: Institutions, Texts, Images

James Turner - Art - 1993 - 345 pages
...power over him which verges on the "absolute rule" which his fair large front purportedly declares: yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. The metrical awkwardness of the final line exposes the immense struggle...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 433 pages
...emotions tell him otherwise: yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in her self complete, so well to know Her 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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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...told that she was inferior to him 'in the mind / And inward faculties', he confessed to Raphael : 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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