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" Memory and her siren daughters, but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim, with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. "
The General Biographical Dictionary - Page 183
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...to say, that this thing can only be done ' by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases.'! Here we have nearly the argument and invocation of Paradise Lost; and perhaps it is not unworthy of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Life and poems

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Having invoked the special protection of Heaven, and by that act of piety fortified his mind, he be....
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1854
...of Dame Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." His poetry, too, fails in the sweet, earnest, heart-tempered declamation of Cowper. Too much of the...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as ..., Volume 45

..." by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases," he might " perhaps leave something so written to after times, as they should not willingly let die."...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1854
...seemly and generous arts and affairs," "but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out His...to touch and purify the lips of whom He pleases." You will seek Divine help by prayer ; and that which made Milton great, you may confidently hope, will...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1822 - 490 pages
...of dame Memory and her siren daughters ; but by devput prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases95," &c. We must surely be struck with that noble and sublime spirit which pervades these passages,...
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The Enquirer

William Godwin - Conduct of life - 1823 - 411 pages
...Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim, with the hallow'd fire of his Altar, to touch and purify the lips of...this must be added industrious and select reading, steddy observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affaires ; till which in some measure...
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The British Essayists: The Rambler

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Having invoked the special protection of Heaven, and by that act of piety fortified his mind, he began...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1823 - 12 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hal* See Gent. Mag. vol. LXXI. p. 190. lowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Having invoked the special protection of Heaven, and by that act of piety fortified his mind, he began...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...which we quoted in a note upon the Paradise Lost, i. 1 7- — " that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." As Mr. Pope's Messiah is formed upon passages taken from the prophet Isaiah, he very properly invocates...
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