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" Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify his power, Who from the terror of this arm so late Doubted his empire; that were low indeed, That were an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall... "
Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ... - Page lx
by John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

English poetry - 1867
...what is else not to lie overeóme, That glory never shall his wrath or might Kttort from me. To l)ow an'd sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify...so late Doubted his empire ; that were low indeed, That were an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall; since, by fate, the strength of gout And this...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1868 - 574 pages
...glory nevershall his wrath or might . Extort from me/ To bow and sue for grace With supplian^vnee, and deify his power, Who from the terror of this arm...so late Doubted his empire ; that were low indeed, That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall ; since, by fate, the strength of gods And this...
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Three Household Poets

John Tomlinson - English poetry - 1869 - 174 pages
...revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield, And what is else not to be overcome ; That glory never shall His wrath or might Extort from...so late Doubted His empire ; that were low indeed, That were an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall.' * Alluding to heaven's King. All, even those...
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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 1

John Milton - 1870
...submit or yield, And what is else not to be overcome ; That glory never shall his wrath or might 11o Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace, With suppliant...so late Doubted his empire, that were low indeed, That were an ignominy and shame beneath 115 This downfall ; since by fate the strength of gods And...
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Poems [a selection] ed. with life and notes by J.M. Ross

John Milton - 1871
...submit or yield, And what is else not to be overcome, — That glory never shall his wrath or might 11O Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace, With suppliant...so late Doubted his empire — that were low indeed ! That were an ignominy and shame beneath 115 This downfall ! since, by fate, the strength of gods...
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The poetical works of John Milton, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871
...And what is else not to be overcome ; That glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from me. iTo bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify...so late Doubted his empire, that were low indeed, That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall ; since, by fate the strength of gods, And this...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome. That glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from...late Doubted his empire — that were low indeed; That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall ; since, by fate, the strength of Gods, And this...
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The Christian Review, Volume 26

Baptists - 1861
...inferior, I will no longer remain his subject." * It is impossible not to compare this with Milton : " To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and...deify his power, Who, from the terror of this arm, so kite Doubted his empire ; that were low indeed, That were an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall;...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 72

England - 1852
...revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield, And what is else not to be overcome. — That glory never shall his wrath, or might, Extort...so late Doubted his empire ; that were low indeed ! That were an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall I since, by Fate, the strength of gods And...
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Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal ...

Jay Fliegelman - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 328 pages
...were all begotten sons. He would not brook there being but one son and others who must slavishly obey. "That Glory never shall his wrath or might / Extort...from me. To bow and sue for grace / With suppliant knees and deify his power.'"4* Milton's point, of course, is that the tyrannical God against whom Satan...
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