Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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 God to men. "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 2
by John Milton - 1801
Full view - About this book

Searching for Faith: A Skeptic's Journey

W. Ross Winterowd - 2004 - 175 pages
...the same Truth: the constant and unchanging God behind the words of the text. 5 Sin and Guilt . . . what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and...this great argument, I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Milton, Paradise Lost Know then thyself, presume not God to...
Limited preview - About this book

The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden. Paradise Lost bk. 1, 1. 1 (1667) 18 0 ߁ ؀ 0 ڀ And justify the ways of God to men. Paradise Lost bk. 1, 1. 22 (1667) See Housman 5; Milton 49 19 No...
Limited preview - About this book

Shakespeare's Christianity: The Protestant and Catholic Poetics of Julius ...

E. Beatrice Batson - 2006 - 178 pages
...limitations, John Milton concludes his invocation to Paradise Lost by asking the Holy Spirit: . . . what in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and...this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. (1.22-26) When he came to write Julius Caesar Shakespeare had just...
Limited preview - About this book

The Passionate Society: The Social, Political and Moral Thought of Adam Ferguson

Lisa Hill - 2006 - 275 pages
...expresses this intention by quoting beneath his chapter title Milton's famous passage from Paradise Lost: 'What in me is dark. Illumine; what is low, raise...this great argument, I may assert eternal Providence; And justify the ways of God to men'. PI., p. 172. 262 P. /..pp. 172-203. !WP./.. p. 187. " Marcus Aurelius....
Limited preview - About this book

The Empress of India: A Professor Moriarty Novel

Michael Kurland - 2007 - 320 pages
...MacCay might have been trying to convey." i 8o EIGHTEEN STIRRING AND TW ITCHING What in me is darl( Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. John Milton The Empress of India, white smoke billowing from...
Limited preview - About this book

The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - 2007 - 536 pages
...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...this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to man *." * Milton. CHAPTER V. NIMROD, the son of Cush, " the mighty hunter...
Limited preview - About this book

The History of English

Scott Shay - 2008 - 219 pages
...pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like satst brooding on the vast Abyss And mad'st...Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the highth of this great Argument I may assert th' Eternal Providence, And justifie the wayes of God to...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF