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" On the other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heaven; he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better... "
Rhoda: A Novel - Page 207
by Alethea Lewis - 1816
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Heav'n; he seem'dn* For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...Heav'n ; he seem'd n0 For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow, though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Heav'n ; he seem'd lie For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Ivlaturest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; 115 To vice industrious, but...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...Heav'n ; he seem'd 110 tor dignny compos'd and high explon : But all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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The Lady's Pocket Library ...

Conduct of life - 1809 - 330 pages
...heav'n : he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow — though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels; for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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Essays on Various Subjects, Principally Designed for Young Ladies

Hannah More - Conduct of life - 1810 - 200 pages
...he seem'd For dignity compos'd, and high exploit : . :. " Bat all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Heaven ; he seem'd For dignity compos' d, and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason to perplex and dash Maturest counsels.: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...heaven ; he seem'd For dignity compos'd and high exploit ; But all was false and hollow; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matured counsels, for his thoughts were low : To vice industrious, but to nobler...
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The History of Clarissa Harlowe: In a Series of Letters, Volume 3

Samuel Richardson - English fiction - 1811
...the whole of his behaviour and conversation, he put me in mind of that character in Milton :— His tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dr-li Maturest counsels . for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious : but to nobler...
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The Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - Christian martyrs - 1812
...heav'n ; he seem'd, For dignity compos'd and high exploit : But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels : for his thoughts were low, To tice industrious, but to nobler...
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