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" Their song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when spirits immortal sing?) Suspended Hell, and took with ravishment The thronging audience. "
Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton]. - Page 45
by John Milton - 1800
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...complain that fate 5 50 Free virtue should inthrall to force her chance. Their song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when Spi'rits immortal...high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, 560 And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. Of good...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...harmony (What could it less when Sp'rits immortal sing?) Suspended Hell, and took with ravishment 554 The thronging audience. In discourse more sweet (For...high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, 560 And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. Of good...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...epithets of slow pronunciation, shews the difficulty of making advancements in such unfathomable points. Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more...high Of providence, fore-knowledge, will, and fate, Fixt fate, free-will, fore-knowledge absolute ; And found no end in wand'ring mazes lost, i Pyrr/n,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...complain that fate 55'1 Free virtue should inthrall to force her chance. 1 heir song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when Spi'rits immortal...ravishment The thronging audience. In discourse more sweet 555 (For eloquence the soul, song charms the sense,) Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...horror and melancholy he has so judiciously mingled with them. " Others apart sat on a hill retired, " In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high " Of Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, .• Fixt fete, freewill, foreknowledge absolute, " And found no end in wandering maxes lost." In our...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...condemned spirits, without that cast of horror and melancholy he has so judiciously mingled with them. Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more...high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixt fate, freewill, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost. In our present...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...fore-knowledge ; and, to humour the perplexity, make; a kind of labyrinth in the very words that describe it. ' Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more...high Of providence, fore-knowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free-will, fore-knowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost s.' ADDISON...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ..., Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...particularly charmed with the parody of those beautiful lines of Milton. " The song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less, when spirits immortal...and took with ravishment The thronging audience." there's a parenthesis for you ! The parenthesis it seems is out of fashion, and perhaps the moderns...
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The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper, Esqr: With ..., Volume 3

William Hayley - 1806
...particularly charmed with the parody of those beautiful lines of Milton. " The song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less, when spirits immortal...and took with ravishment The thronging audience." There's a parenthesis for you! The parenthesis it seems is out of fashion, and perhaps the moderns...
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Christian Politics

Ely Bates - Christian ethics - 1806 - 445 pages
...divert their griefs by musical strains, and various feats of war and agility, " Sat on a hill, retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, fore-knowledge, will, and fate ; Fix'd fate, free-will, fore-knowledge absolute ; And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. Of good...
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