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" That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 132
1852
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Thou, O Spi'rit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruft me, forThou know'st; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread 19 Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: What in me is dark Illumine,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...God i I thence Invoke thy aid to my advent'roussong, That with no middle flight intends to soar Ahove the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted...And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before alt temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st ; thou from the fitst Wast present,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...unattempted yet in prose or rhime. And chiefly Thou, O Spi'rit, that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st...first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread zo Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : What in me is dark Illumine,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...of the Apostles with feelings congenial to those of our great epic bard : \ • And chiefly thou, О Spirit, that dost prefer' Before all temples the upright...and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st: thou from ihr frst Wait prętent, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding.' The bare enumeration...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...braecb'd with me. Stairfcare To BROOD, v. ». [brzdan, Sax.] z. To sit as on etrps, to hatch them. Thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st branding un the vast abyss, And mad'st it premium, Miltan. Here nature spreads her fruitful sweetness...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...adventrous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' Aonian mount, while it pursues 1 5 Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly...Thou, O Spi'rit ! that dost prefer Before all temples th' upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st ; Thou from the first Wast present, and with...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...address the HOLY SPIRIT himself: And chiefly thou, O SPIRIT ! that dost prefer Before all temples th" upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st...thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty Vings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Siloa's brook that flow'd Fast by the oracle of God ; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things miattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar B 2 Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhvme. >f- •*And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart and...
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The towers of Ravenswold; or, Days of Ironside

William Henry Hitchener - 1813
...creation; he it was that divided the elements, and he it is can command their final dissolution. i Thou spirit that dost prefer before all temples the upright heart and pure,' hear me I entreaty : here would J build up to thee another towel., a tower no time can annihilate from...
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