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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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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...Milton, read the following lines, which are part of one of Adam's speeches to Eve after the fall : Oh! why did God Creator wise ! that peopled highest heaven...at once With men, as angels, without feminine? Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? This mischief had not then befall'u, And more that shall...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 9-10

British essayists - 1823
...read the following lines, which are part of one of Adam's speeches to Eve after the fall : — Oh ! why did God, Creator wise! that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at hist This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as...
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Oeuvres, Volume 15

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...sagesse. Qui sait mÍme, qui sait si tu ne voulois pas Faire aux yeux de Satan triompher tes appas, 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 befall,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...out, as supernumerary To my just number found. O why did God, Creator wise that peopled highest Heav'n dering Po; Or onward, where the rude Carinthian boor...Campania's plain forsaken lies, A weary waste expan find some other way to generate Mankind? this mischief had not then befall'n, And more that shall befal,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Dream, act i. Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last 390 This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature,...world at once With men as angels without feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? this mischief had not then befall'n, 895 And more that shall...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Dream, act i. Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last 890 This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature,...world at once With men as angels without feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? this mischief had not then befall'n, 895 And more that shall...
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The London Magazine, Volume 9

1824
...adopted; though without • In which wish he веете to have anticipated the Miltonic Adam : О ' why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven...spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, thin fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine ;...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1825
...adopts the spirit as well as the ideas of his favourite Euripides ; as in the memorable passage — ' O, why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest...earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the earth at once With men, as angels, without feminine !' There is a still more curious exemplification...
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Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1826
...indebted to this speech for one of the sentiments which he has impnted to Adam, Par. Lost, bx : — ' • O, why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest...at once With men, as angels, without feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind?' See Rhodomonte's invective against women in the Orlando Furioso...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...supernumerary To my just number found. 0 why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven 889 With Spirits masculine, create at last This novelty...world 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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