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" Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied In Liberty's defence, my noble task, Of which... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ... - Page 215
by John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...hour, refrains. . . . XIX, . -. . Methought I faw my late efpoufed Saint Brought to me like Alceflis from the grave, Whom Jove's great Son to her glad Husband gave, Refcu'd from death by force though pale and faint. Mine as whom walht from fpot of child- bed taint,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...Populo Anglicano ;" which appeared in 1654. Morus was highly chagrined at a truth told by Milton in * ON HIS DECEASED WIFE. Methought I saw my late espoused saint Brought to me, like Alceftis, from the grave, Whom Jove's great son to her glad husband gave, Rescu'd from death by force,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...alone. " I waked—she fled: and I replunged in night," would perhaps be sufficiently unexceptionable. ON HIS DECEASED WIFE. Methought I saw my late espoused...saint, Brought to me, like Alcestis, from the grave, Wiom Jove's great son to her glad husband gave, Rescued from Death by force, though pale and faint:...
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The Lyre of Love ...

Peter L. Courtier - Love poetry - 1806
...part Where Ix>ve incurably hath fix'd his dart. ON HIS DECEASED WIFE. METHOUGHT I saw my late-espoused Saint, Brought to me, like Alcestis, from the grave...; Whom Jove's great son to her glad husband gave, Bescued from death by force, though pale and faint. Mine, as whom wash'd from spot of child-bed taint,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Of which all Europe talks from side to side. [mask This thought might lead me thro' the world's vain Content though blind, had I no better guide. XXIII. On his deceased Wife. iVl ETHOUGHT I saw my late espoused saint Brought to me like Aleestis from the grave, Whom Jove's great...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...them overplied In liberty's defence, my nobie task, Of which all Europe ri gs from side to side: This thought might lead me through the world's vain mask, Content, though blind, had I DO better guide. The first reply to the Defence of the People of England appeared in 1651, of which...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...with the tenderness that reigns in the pa. thetic poetry of Milton : in the opening of tliis sonnet ; Methought I saw my late espoused saint Brought to...son to her glad husband gave, Rescued from death by foree, tho" pale and faint : and in the latter part of it, Her face was veil'd, yet to my fancied sight...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...mask Content though bliryl, had I no better guide. vOL. IV. T XVIII. ON HIS DECEASED WIFE. METHOI'(;HT I saw my late espoused saint Brought to me, like Alcestis,...grave, Whom Jove's great son to her glad husband gave, Rescu'd from death by force, though pale and faint. Mine, as whom wash'd from spot of child-bed taint...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...thai overplied In liberty's defence, my noble task, Of which all Europe rings from side to side, This thought might lead me through the world's vain mask...blind, had I no better guide. XXIII. ON HIS DECEASED WIVE. MITHODGHT I saw my late espoused saint Brought to me, like Alcestis, from the fare, Whom Jove's...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...them overplied In liberty's defence, my noble task, Of which all Europe rings from side to side: This thought might lead me through the world's vain mask, Content, though blind, had I no better guide. , He was forewarned, as we have observed, of the contingent calamity, and, in the alternative of evils,...
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