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" Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in His presence, ever to observe His providence, and on Him sole depend... "
A System of English Grammar - Page 94
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...thought, and have my fill Of knowledge, what this vessel can contain; Beyond which was my folly to aspire. Henceforth I learn that to obey is best, And love...providence, and on him sole depend, Merciful over all bis works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things; by things deemed...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 570 pages
...and have my fill Of knowledge, what this vessel can contain ; Beyond which was my folly to aspire. Henceforth I learn that to obey is best, And love...and by small Accomplishing great things ; by things deemed weak Subverting worldly strong ; and worldly wise By simply meek : that suffering for truth's...
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Dearborn's Guide Through Mount Auburn

Nathaniel Dearborn - 1857 - 55 pages
...reciprocally soft, Kadi other's pillow to repose divine." JOHN W. WEBSTER. LOT 361, NARCISSUS PATB. " Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love...His providence ; and on him sole depend, Merciful o'er all his works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things by things...
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Pride and His Prisoners

A. L. O. E. - 1860 - 275 pages
...feel and know E'en In this hour of dread, that dear to Thee Is the confiding spirit 1" E. TATLOE. " Henceforth I learn that to obey is best, And love...and by small Accomplishing great things, by things deemed weak Subverting wordly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek I" HILTON. It is the darkest...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...learns at the very close: Henceforth I learne, that to obey is best, And love with feare the onely God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend . . . [12.561-64] The contrast, then, between the final books of these two poems has a powerful function....
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The Alliance of Musick, Poetry and Oratory: (1789)

Anselm Bayly - 1989 - 384 pages
...fimplicity and fmcerity, as Adam fays to Michael, XII. 1452. Henceforth 1 learn, that to obey is beft, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his preience, ever to obferve His providence, and on him fole depend, Merciful over all his works, with...
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Beautiful Sublime: The Making of ‘Paradise Lost,’ 1701-1734

Leslie Moore - 1990 - 252 pages
...Adam's regenerate state in Book 12 to the general condition of Milton's soul; Adam's words to Michael, "Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, / And love with fear the only God" (PL 12.561-62), are sentiments that Milton probably "Copy'd from What he found Engraven on his Own...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...thought, and have my fill Of knowledge, what this vessel can contain, Beyond which was my folly to aspire. The beauty would be the same. BoNaP; GN; GoJo; PoEL-5 AWP; (Bk. XII, 1. 552-563) 106 Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience,...
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Intimate Conflict: Contradiction in Literary and Philosophical Discourse

Brian Caraher - 1992 - 208 pages
...Adam understands from Michael's vision of history: Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, . . . with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing...Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek. (XII.561-69) The contradiction in Eve and the contradiction in God which it inversely mirrors come...
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The Changing Fictions of Masculinity

David Rosen - 1993 - 234 pages
...able to resist Satan's assaults. (XII.487-9i) This is echoed by what Adam himself learns at the end: Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love...Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek. (XII.56I-69) God is the one "overcoming," "accomplishing," "subverting." Men are the tools. To be powerless,...
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