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" Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is... "
The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ... - Page 17
by Lindley Murray - 1824 - 273 pages
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Essays on rhetoric: abridged chiefly from dr. Blair's lectures on that science

Hugh Blair - 1784 - 412 pages
...harmony. In fuch cafes, it is always better to facrifice found to fenfe a. Thus, Thus, for inftance, in the following line of Milton ; What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raife and fupport. The fenfe evidently dictates the paufe after " illumine," which ought to be obferved...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1058 pages
...unharmonioufly ; but the effect would be much worfe, if the fenfe were facriiccd to the found. For inftance, in the following line of Milton, What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raife and fupport. The feufe clrarly dictates the paufe after " illumine," at the end of the third...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...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, what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 260 pages
...ihither prone in flight He speeds,-— and through the vast ethereal sky. v. 267. Up on the third, what in me is dark Illumine, — what is low raise and support; !. 23. as th/-' wakeful hird Sines darkling, — and in shadiest covert hid. iii. 39. Upon the fourth,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...with mighty wings outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, 21 And mad'st it pregnant. What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support ; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 408 pages
...unharmonioufly ; but the effect would be much worfe, if the fenfe were facrificed to the found. For inftance, in the following line of Milton, -" What in me is dark, " Illumine ; wkat is low, raife and fuppoit." Ihe fenfe clearly dictates the paufe after illumine, at the end...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1801 - 500 pages
...unharmonioufly; but the effeft would be much wdrfe, if the fenfe were facrificed to the found. For inftance , in the following line of Milton , What in me is dark Illumine ; what is low raife and fupport ; The fenfe clearly diclates the paufe after " il*' lumine , " at the end of the...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...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, what is low raise and support ; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1802 - 328 pages
...difficult to read fuch lmes gracefully. In fuch cafes it is beft to facriiice found to fenfe. For inftancej in the following line of Milton ; — What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is law, raifc and fupport. The fenfe clearly dictates the paufe after " illumine," "which ought to be...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satt'st •brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark, Illumine; what is low, raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of...
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