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457. Eph. i. 20.-(H.)
475. 2 Cor. iv. 15; Rom. v. 20.-( T.)
487. “Who shall dwell his spirit within them.” There is much unnecessary cri. ticism on these words. It is a classical structure and mode of expression. “Who shall dwell in spirit," or as to his spirit ; kata, or secundum, the spirit ; or who, i.e. the spirit, shall dwell. Some commentators, however, say “dwell" here means, cause to dwell.
493. i.e. Not afraid of man even though he persecute them to death. See Psalm lvi. 11.-(N.)
498. See Acts ii. 4 ; Mark xvi. 17.(H.)
507. See Acts xx. 29.-(N.)
522, 523. i.e. Laws which are not conformable to the records of revealed religion, or the emotions of natural religion. -(H.)
526. So 2 Cor. iii. 17.-(N.)
527. Christians are called the temples of God, 1 Cor. iii. 16, 17.-(N.)
540. “ Respiration." avayugis, Acts ii. 19.-(D.)
549. The notion of a new heaven and earth springing from the ruins of this world at its dissolution, Milton has often broached in this poem, iii. 333 ; x. 638 ; xi. 65, 900. It is also the opinion of some of the most orthodox divines, and of the most contemplative and learned. (See N.)
568. 1 Cor. i. 27.-(N.)
584. This is taken from St. Paul's noble description of charity, 1 Cor. xiii.
588. “Speculation," from specula, a watch tower.
611. “ For God is also in sleep." Il. 163 :
Και γαρ τ' οναρ εκ Διoς εστιν. . 615. “In me mora
non erit ulla." Ecl. iii. 52.-(N.)
630. “Marish." An old word for marsh, from mariscus, as rushes commonly grow there.
635. Hor. Epod. iii. 15:"Nec tantus unquam siderum insedit vapor
640. “ Subjected plain." Campum subjectum, the plain below. Subject and
subjected" are so used in the best old English poets.
643. “ Flaming brand." “ Brand" is an old word for sword. Salanus Westmannus, in his dissertation entitled, Gladius Scythicus, pp. 6, 7, observes, that the ancients formed their swords in imi. tation of flaming fire ; and thus from “ brand," a sword, came our English phrase, to "brandish a sword,” gladium strictum vibrando corruscare facere. — (T., Wart.)
646—649. The passage has been the subject of much dispute. Pearce's explanation of the text is quite satisfactory. Though they were under the general guidance of Providence to keep them safe, yet their steps were “wandering," as they did not know any particular way to take ; and though they obeyed the divine command, yet their steps were "slow" when they were quitting the boundaries of Paradise, on which they often looked back; and their way.was now in reality “solitary,” for though their walks in Paradise were solitary in some measure, yet there they had familiar and cheering objects; not so in their disinal journey to the outer world, which was strange to them, and comparatively desert. Addison thinks the poem, from the want of sufficient dignity in the last two lines, would better end with the two preceding, “the world,” &c. I fully agree with those who would retain these last lines, as conveying a melancholy picture, quite in character with the condition of Adam and Eve, but would transpose them, and thus leave on the reader's mind the cheering persuasion that their affliction, “ Providence" was "their guide."
AARON and Moses, their mission, xii. 170.
A barim, i. 408.
Abassin, iv. 280.
Abbana, i. 469.
Abdiel (a seraph) opposes Satan, &c. v.
(vide RAPHAEL) His creation and
dominion, &c. ix. 524. Prohibited the
tree of knowledge, vii. 542; viii. 332.
Account of himself, &c. on his crea-
tion, 253; of his first view of the Divine
Presence, &c. 311. Speech to God,
357. Reply to God's answer, 379.
Sleep on the formation of Eve de-
scribed, 451. His first view of her,
481. Passion for her, 521. Discourse
with Eve preceding the temptation,
&c. ix. 205-384. Fears in her ab-
sence, 838. Meets her returning with
the forbidden fruit, 847. Soliloquy.
896. Resolves to die with her, 907,
Eats the forbidden fruit, 996. Incites
her to carnal fruition, (the first effect
of it,) 1011, 1016; the place, &c. de.
scribed, 1037. After-speeches to her,
1067, 1132, 1162. Answers to God
(the Son), calling him to judgment, x.
115, 124. The sentence pronounced
on him, 197. Soliloquy thereon, 720;
continued, 854. Repulsory speech to
Eve, 866. Relents towards her, 937.
Resolves on submission to God's will,
1028. Speech to Eve (on the efficacy
of prayer, &c.) xi. 140. On the omens
preceding their expulsion, 193.
the view of Michael approaching, 226.
Behaviour on receiving the message,
263. Speech to Michael thereon, 295.
Resignation, 370. Discourse with Mi-
chael, discovering to him in vision
what should happen in the world till
the food, 450—867. Discourse with
him, relating what should happen to
the general resurrection, xii. 61–551.
General reply to him, (resolutions of
future obedience, &c.) 552, (vide Eve.
Michael. RAPHAEL. Similes.)
Address, v. 868.
Adonis, i. 450; ix. 440.
Adria, i. 520.
Adust, xii. 635.
Ægean, i. 746.
Ætna, i. 233; iii. 470.
Afer, x. 702.
Affable, vii. 41.
Affront, i. 391.
Agra, xi. 391.
Ahaz, i. 472.
Ajalon, xii. 266.
Aimed, vi. 317.
Air, first clouded on Adam's fall, xi. 182.
Alabaster, iv. 544.
Aladule, x. 435.
Alcairo, i. 780.
Alchemist, v. 440.
Alchemy, ii. 517.
Alcides, ii. 542.
Alcinous, v. 341; ix. 441.
Alëian, vii. 15.
Altern, vii. 348.
Amalthea, iv. 278.
Amarant, iii. 352.
Ambition censured, ii. 482; iv. 86.
Amerced, i. 609.
Amiral, i. 291.
Amphisbæna, x. 524.
Anarch, ij. 988.
Andromeda, iii. 559.
Angels (celestial) obey God of choice, v.
535. Imbattled against Satan, vi. 15.
Their march, v. 56. Engagement, vi.
202. Retreat, 597. Renew the fight,
634. Their song on the creation, vii.
180, 252,557, 602. On its dissolution,
x. 641. Guardians of Paradise, &c.
iv. 778, 782, 861, 977 ; v. 287. Re-
ascent to heaven on Adam's fall, x. 17.
Appointed to expel Adam, &c. from
Paradise, xi. 127. Descent there, vii.
208. Post assigned, viii. 220. March
possessing it, &c. xii. 626, (vide God
the Father and Son. SIMILES.)
Guardians of mankind, ix. 152.
Angels, (fallen,) their after-state, i. 50,
Charity, its praises, &c. xii. 576 —
Earth, its general creation described, iii.
715; vii. 231; v. 574; vii. 276, 313;
ix. 99. The centre of the creation,
107. Destruction by Noah's flood
described, xi. 743. Restitution after
it, xii. 852. An universal Paradise at
the Messiah's coming to judgment,
463, (vide WORLD.)
Eden, the country bounded, iv, 210, (vide
Egypt, the plagues of it described, xii.
Elements, &c. subsist on each other, xi.
Enoch, xi. 664, 700.
Eve and Adam, (vide Adam and Eve.
Eve particularly described, characterised,
&c. iv. 712; v. 379; viii. 470, 596 ;
ix. 386 – 896 ; iv. 440, 449, 635; v.
27, 129, 443. Her formation, viii.
460, 500; ix. 205 to the end.
The sentence pronounced on her ; x.
192. Behaviour and speech to Adam's
repulse of her, 909, 937, 966; xi. 162,
268; xii. 610, (vide Adam. SIMILES.)
Evening described, iv. 598.
Evil, in thought unapproved-blameless,
Experience—a guide to wisdom, ix. 807.
Faith, ix. 1139.
Faith in Christ, xii. 420, 515, 529.
Fame (or glory), xi. 688.
Fancy, its office, v. 100. The eye of the
soul, viii. 460.
Fate, the will of God, vii. 170.
Fig-tree, of which Adam, Eve, &c. made
aprons, described, ix. 1101.
Firmament described, vii, 261.
Fish described, 391.
Flaming sword in Paradise on Adam's,
&c. expulsion thence, xii. 632, (vide
Flood, universal, (vide Noah.)
Freedom, xi. 797.
Free-will asserted, iii. 95; v. 235, 520;
viji. 635; ix. 350; x. 43.
the same, iii. 108; ix. 350. The image
fall, v. 224. Speech to the celestial
hierarchy, 600. To the Son on Satan's,
&c. revolt thereon, 719. Army against
the revolters described, vi. 15. Speech
to Abdiel, 29. Appoints Michael and
Gabriel chiefs of the celestial army, 44.
Appoints God the Son to end it, 680.
Resolving the creation of the world, vii.
139. Commits the work to him, 163.
Described, 594. Speech (the Father's)
on the guardian angel's return from
Paradise, x. 34, 55. Speech to the
celestials on Sin and Death's entrance
into the world thereby, 614. Charge
to the angels, touching the changes in
the creation on the fall, 649. Answer
to the Son's intercession on Adam's
repentance, xi. 45. Speech to the ce-
lestials, convened at his decreeing his
expulsion from Paradise, 84; to Mi.
chael thereon, 99.
God the Son, at the right hand of the
Father, üi. 62. Answer to him on
Satan's design, ii. 144. On his pro-
posing the manner, &c. of man's re-
demption, 227 ; undertakes it, 236.
Love to man, and filial obedience, 266.
His resurrection, as God and man,
decreed, iii. 303. His attributes, 383.
Answer to the Father on Satan's,&c. re-
volt, vi. 733. The image of the Father,
iii. 383; vi. 680, 736. The Messiah, 718,
881. Answer to the Father, appoint-
ing him to end the battle, 723, 730 -
877. His person, equipage, &c. in the
work of the creation described, vii.
192. Re-ascent to heaven after it,
550. Institution of the Sabbath, 581.
Appointed by the Father judge of
Adam's transgression, x. 55. Sentence
pronounced by him on the serpent,
163. Clothes them with skins, &c.
211. The justice of his sentence, 754.
His intercession on their repentance,
Gratitude, iv. 55.
Gunpowder, Guns, &c., the original in-
vention ascribed to the Devil, vi. 478,
Heaven and earth, their final renovation
by fire, xi. 898; xii. 547. After-hap-
piness therein, 463, 549.
Heaven, the joys, &c. of it described, iii.
344; its gate, 501 ; v. 253. Passage
from thence to the world, iji. 526; its
general crearion, 716.
Hell described, i. 60, 228; ii. 587, 618;
its gates, 645; first opened by sin, 871,
Hierarchies of heaven, v. 579.
Hinnom, the valley of, i. 399.
Holy Ghost, its effusion, &c. at the
creation, vii. 195. Descent, &c. on
the apostles, and all baptized, xii. 485.
Promised and given alike to all be-
lievers, xii. 518.
Hymn to light, iii. 1. To God the Fa-
ther and Son, 372. On conjugal love,
iv. 750. On the creation, vii. 180, 252,
Jlypocrisy, iji. 682.
Ilypocrites, iv. 121, 744.
Idolatry, the origin of it, i. 364; of the
post-diluvian world, xii. 115.
Immortality of the soul discussed, x. 782.
Innocence, the state of it described, iv.
312, 492, 738; v. 211, 303, 43; viïi.
Invocations, the author's, i. 6; ii. 51;
vii. 1; xi. 20.
Jove, (a fallen angel,) i. 512.
Israelites, their bondage and deliverance
from Egypt, xii. 163; their civil and
sacred economy in the wilderness, 223.
Establishment in Canaan, 260. Rea-
son, use, &c. of their ritual laws, 280.
Government by judges and kings, 315.
Captivity in Babylon, 335. Return
from thence to the birth of the Mes.
siah, &c. 345-359.
Isis, (a fallen angel,) i. 478.
Ithuriel, iv. 788, 810.
Knowledge of good and evil, the tree of
it, iv. 220; ix. 626 ; ix. 575 ; vii. 542;
viii. 343: ix. 679, 795, 863.
Knowledge (or opinion), v. 100; vii.
126; viii. 188; xii. 560; viii. 192, (vide
Lethe, ii. 582.
Leviathan, i. 201.
Liberty, with the loss of it, virtue, &c.