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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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...
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Some account of the life and writings of John Milton

Henry John Todd - 1826
...trencher fury of some riming 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...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...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,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases.' Vol. I. p. 122. * From the Introduction to the second book of ' The Reason for Church Government &c.'...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...trencher fury of some riming 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...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...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,...his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleuses.' Vol. I. p. 122. * From tlie Introduction to the second book of ' The Reason for Church Government...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...knows not what, that may be of use and honour to his country, he adds; " This is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can...the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify whom he pleases." — Here then we see, that Milton's invocations As thou art wont, my prompted song,...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...This,' says he, * is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit that can eurich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...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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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...dame Memory and her siren daughters, but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich \vith all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim,...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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