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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 Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 356
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - 1754
...creature*. Yet , when I approach Her levelinefs , fo abfolute she feems , And in herfelf complete , fo well to know Her own ; that what she wills to do , or fay , Seems wifefl , virtuofeft , difereeteft , beft : All higher knowledge in her prefence falls,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1776
...image who marie both, and less expressing The character of th .t dominion given O'erother creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...own, that what she wills to do or say Seems wisest, virtucusest, diicreeteot, best; 550 All higher knowledge in her presence fjls Degraded, Wisdom in discourse...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...image who made both, and less expressing The charafter of that dominion given O'er other creatures ; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuosest, discreetest, best; 550 Ail higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...image who made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion giv'n O'er other creatures ; yet, when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ! 550 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded ! Wisdom in discourse with her Loses, discount'...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...character of that dominion eiv'n O'er other creaturesi yet when I approach Her loveliness, so ahsolute she seems, And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or sa)', Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, hest ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...image who made both, and less expressing The character of that dominion given 5V O'er other creatures; yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best ; J50 All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse with her Loses discount'nanc'd,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...at least on her bestowrd Too much of ornament, in outward sbow Elaborate, of inward less exact. .When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discretest, best ; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded : wisdom in discourse with her...
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The Friend of Women

Pierre-Joseph Boudier de Villemert - 1803 - 196 pages
...same duties, and candidate for the same happiness. Mark how woman is described by a Christian poet: When I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,...she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetestr best I Neither her outside, form'd so fair, nor aught So much delights me as those graceful...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1804
...preeminence, as being first in creation and internal fa-' culties, breaks out into the following rapture : Yet when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she...complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills, or doth, or says, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. All higher knowledge in her presence...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Had lively shadow'd. ADAM'S DESCRIPTION (MILTON.) YET when I approach Her loveliness, so absolute she And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuonsest, disc*-eetest best; All higher knowledge in her presence falls Degraded, wisdom in discourse...
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