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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 Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ... - Page 165
by Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1843
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1826 - 688 pages
...but a poetic variation of illuminate ; as, the Sun of Righteousness illumined the benighted world ; What in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support. MILTON. Illuminations are employed as public demonstrations of joy : no nation is now termed enlightened...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

1827 - 24 pages
...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 low, raise and support ; That to the highth of this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence 25 And justify the ways of God to men....
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Sacred Dramas: The Search After Happiness : and Other Poems

Hannah More - 1827 - 268 pages
...connexion ; mark the scale Whose nice gradations. with progression true For ever fising, end in DEITY1. —what in me is dark, Illumine ! what is low, raise and support. Paradise Lost, TO HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF BEAUFORT, TEZ9I SACRED DRAMAS ARI, WITH THE MOsT PERFECT...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...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 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. Say first,...
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The Friend, Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'gt 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, 1 may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men." But the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...prp*ont, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dovu-like sat'st hrooding on the vast ahyss, Wnd madest it pregnant: what in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise am! support ;. That to the height of this great argument I.mny a«ert eternal Providence, Apd justify...
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The Works of Hannah More, Volume 1

Hannah More - 1830
...connexion ; mark the scale Whose nice gradations, with progression true, For ever rising, end in DEITY ! * What in me is dark Illumine ! what is low, raise and support ! Paradiie Lott. MOSES IN THE BULRUSHES A S>arrr& Drama. Let me assert eternal ProYidence, And justify...
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The Works of Hannah More in Eleven Volumes, Volume 1

Hannah More - 1830
...connexion ; mark the scale Whose nice gradations, with progression true, For ever rising, end in DEITY ! * What in me is dark Illumine ! what is low, raise and support ! Paradise Lost. MOSES IN THE BULRUSHES A &.ICIT& SDcnmn. Let me assert eternal Providence, And justify...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1831
...with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant i What in me is dark Illumine ; what is low, raise and support. Milton. " The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament sheweth his handy work !" This devout...
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Dr. Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric: Abridged. With Questions

Hugh Blair - 1831 - 268 pages
...such cases, it is best to sacrifice sound to sense. For instance, in the following lines of Milton : What in me is dark, Illumine ; what is low, raise and support. The sense clearly dictates the pause after" illumine," -which ought to be observed ; though if melody...
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