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" ... 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 Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 257
1830
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 5

Theology - 1816
...by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can inrich .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." But forgetful of his high calling he still devoted himself to die service of the rebellious. Within...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...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. To this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly arts...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1816
...enrich with all utterance and • knowledge, and sends out his seraphim witti the hallowed fire n!' his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases*." A singular invocation, — and how singularly rewarded ! — for it proved the consecration-prater...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 22

Trials - 1817
...devout prayer to that great Being, who is the source of all utterance and knowledge; and who sendeth out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. — " When the cheerfulness of the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly up, as that it...
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The rhapsodist; or, Mes souvenirs, an epistle [in verse].

1817
...devout prayer, to that Eternal Spirit, that 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 !" When we compare these humble effusions of the soul, and consider that they proceed from the authors...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 22

Trials - 1817
...Being, who is the source of all utterance and knowledge; and who sendeth out his seraphim with tin: hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. — " When the cheerfulness of the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly up, as that it...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...devout prayer to " that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance " and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim, with the " hallowed fire of his...to touch and purify the lips " of whom he pleases. To this must be added, indus" trious and select reading, steady observation, and in"' sight into all...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...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: to this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...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.'! 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
...country, he thought, with Milton, that this was not to be o*btained " but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance...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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