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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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All-night Visitors

Clarence Major - 1998 - 233 pages
...course on John Milton's Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. She was reciting some lines from memory: "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 . . ." At...
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Our Singular Strengths: Meditations for Librarians

Michael Gorman - 1998 - 196 pages
...all levels because, though difficult, it moves us toward universal access. Illuminated Manuscripts What in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support. John Milton, Paradise Lost Beginning in the depths of the Dark Ages (in the fourth and fifth centuries...
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Celtic Linguistics, 1700-1850: pt. 3. The history of the Celtic language

Adolphe Pictet - 2000 - 576 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 height oft/tit great argument I may attert Eternal Providence, And justify the way t of God to man." 72 HISTORY...
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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 3

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield - 1992 - 796 pages
...intends to soar Above th'Aonian Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime . . . What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support (Milton 1667) 7.4.2 Amplifying the word 7.4.2.1 The latinate vocabulary For most renaissance commentators,...
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The Round Towers of Atlantis

Henry O'Brien - 2002 - 524 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 man *." * Milton....
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - 2003 - 384 pages
...Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 Dove-like satst 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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Dante: Dante and classical antiquity : the epic tradition

Richard H. Lansing - 2003 - 416 pages
...present, and with mighty wings outspread 20 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 die highth of this great Argument I may assert Eternal Providence, 25 And justify the ways of God to...
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Taking on the Tradition: Jacques Derrida and the Legacies of Deconstruction

Michael Naas - 2003 - 211 pages
...the poet invokes the divine Muses and asks for the gift of poetic sight or insight, praying: . . . 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, And justify the ways of God to men....
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Herman Melvilles Moby-Dick und das antike Epos

Eva Hänssgen - 2003 - 290 pages
...Pequod, die "like Satan" sinkt: 572). Die Lichtmetaphorik aus Miltons Bitte um Erhellung und Aufrichtung, "what in me is dark / Illumine, what is low raise and support" (V. 22-3), begegnet in Melvilles propositio wieder: Er will "some ethereal light" (Z. 15) - ein Anklang...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - 2004 - 136 pages
...fallenness - Milton prays in the opening invocation to the Holy Spirit that he may be illuminated inwardly: "What in me is dark / Illumine, what is low raise and support" (1.22-3). So, too, in the proem to Book 7 the solitary poet sings "with mortal voice," again suggesting...
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