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" O! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine; Or find some other way to generate... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 89
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...to the part sinister, from me drawn, Well if thrown out, as supernumerary To my just number found. O why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With Spirits masculine, create at last 890 This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With Men as Angels...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...following lines, which are part of one of Adam's speeches to Eve after the fall : ' Oh ! why did our Creator wise ! that peopled highest heaven With spirits...at once With men, as angels, without feminine ? Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? This mischief had not then befall'n, And more that shall...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...O why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heav'n With spirits masculine, create at last 890 This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the world at once W^th men as angels without feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? this mischief had...
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The British Essayists, Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...lines, which are part of one of Adam's speeches to Eve after the fall : ' — — Oh ! why did our Creator wise! that peopled highest heaven With spirits...this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at onca With men, as angels, without feminine ? Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? This mischief...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Mr. Malone has not informed us. Sleevem. s Is there in tsay &c.] Milton was very prohahly indehted to this speech for one of the sentiments which he...world at once " With men, as angels, without feminine, And that most venerahle man, which I Did call my father, was I know not where When I was stamp'd ;...
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Hecuba. Orestes. Phoenician damsels. Medea. Hippolytus. Alcestis. Andromache

Euripides - 1809
...sentiment. " Is there no way for men to be, but women " Must be half-workers?" SHAKESPEARE, CymbeKne. " O why did God, " Creator wise, that peopled highest...fair defect " Of nature, and not fill the world at first " With mer/ is anprcls without feminijie, " Or find some other way to generate " Mankind !" MIITON....
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The Greek Tragic Theatre: Euripides

English drama - 1809
...half-workers,>" SHAKKSPEARE, Cymbetiue. " O why did God, " Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven " U'ith spirits masculine, create at last " This novelty on...fair defect " Of nature, and not fill the world at first " With men as angels without feminine, " Or find some other way to generate " Mankind?" MILTON....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...peopled higheft Heaven With Spirits malculine, create at laft 890 This novelty on earth, this fair defecl Of nature, and not fill the world at once With Men, as Angels, without feminine; Or find fome other way to generate Mankind? This mifchief had not been befallen, And more that mall befall;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 16

William Shakespeare - 1809
...imparted to Adam, Paradise Lost, Book X : ' O, wby did God, ' Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven i With spirits masculine, create at last ' This novelty on earth, this fair defect ' Of nature, ard not fill the world at once ' With men, as angels, without feminine, And that most venerable man,...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...to the part sinister, from me drawn; Well if thrown out, as supernumerary To my just number found. O! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest...world at. once With Men, as Angels, without feminine; Out of my sight, thou Serpent! That name best Befits thee with him leagu'd, thyself as false And hateful;...
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