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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. "
Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ... - Page xi
by John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...beautiful allusion to the same passage, which we quoted in a note upon the Paradise Lost, i. 1 7- — " that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance...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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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1824
...country, he proceeds : " This is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to the Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...Siren " daughters, but by devout " prayer to that eternal Spirit " who can enrich with all utter" ance and knowledge, and " sends out his Seraphim, with...to touch and purify the lips " of whom he pleases," p. 6l. edit. 1738. 19- Instruct me, forThou know'st;] Theocrit. Idyll, xxii. 116. Ei 3t, ffa yx(...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...by devout " prayer to that eternal Spirit " who can earich with all utter" ance and knowledge, ond " sends out his Seraphim, with " the hallowed fire of...to touch and purify the lips " of whom he pleases," p. 6l. edit. 1738. 19- Instruct me,forThmiknow'st{} Theocrit. Idyll, xxii. 116. Ki'TI -t'cc, n iyf...
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The Inheritance, Volume 2

Susan Ferrier, Author of Marriage - 1825
...heat of youth, or the vapour of wine — nor to be attained by the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters — but by devout prayer to that Eternal...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases.' " * Milton. There was so much Christian meekness, even in Mr Z 's fervour, that it was impossible not...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...trencher fury of a rhyming parasite ; nor to be obtained by the invocation of dame memory and her siren daughters : but by devout prayer to that eternal spirit...altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...country. " This," says he, " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that eternal spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added, industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly...
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - Great Britain - 1825 - 272 pages
...willingly let die. This," says he, " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...country. " This," says he, " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to the Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added, industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly...
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ...

Horace Smith - English essays - 1825
...country, he proceeds : " This is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to the Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly...
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