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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 works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 55
by Great Britain - 1804
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...offer at high strains in new and lofty measures ;" — his devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, " who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases," has been heard and answered ! " Oh ! what great men hast thou not produced, England ! my country !"...
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Anniversary Oration

William Harper - 1836 - 23 pages
...undertake something that may be of use or honor to his country. " This is not to be obtained but by fervent prayer to that eternal spirit that can enrich with...observation and insight into all seemly and generous acts and affairs Till which in some measure be compast, I refuse not to sustain this expectation."...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 20

Robert Walsh - 1836
...invocation of dame memory and her syren daughters, but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Let him look to his favourite Wordsworth, and see what that career is which befits Ijim who meditates...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 6

1836
...the invocation of Memory and her siren daughters — but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases.' "* There was so much Christian meekness, even in Mr. Z 's fervour, that it was impossible not to be...
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The Advantages and the Dangers of the American Scholar: A Discourse ...

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1836 - 62 pages
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit which can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar...and purify the lips of whom he pleases." " To this," he subjoins in a lower strain of eloquence, but with the same decision of tone — " to this must be...
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The Advantages and the Dangers of the American Scholar: A Discourse ...

Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1836 - 62 pages
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit which can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar...and purify the lips of whom he pleases." " To this," he subjoins in a lower strain of eloquence, but with the same decision of tone — " to this must be...
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The Object and Means of the Christian Ministry: A Sermon, Preached ..., Volume 1

Henry Ware - 1837 - 48 pages
...to a source of light above mortal prudence and knowledge. The wisdom you need is from Heaven, and " is not to be obtained but by devout prayer to that...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." 36 RIGHT HAND OF FELLOWSHIP. MY brother ! for such these solemn rites have made you. You have heard...
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Remains, Volume 3

Alexander Knox - 1837
...invocation 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...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Bishop Newton and Mr. Hayley have both agreed in calling Milton a religious enthusiast. In doing so,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 11

1838
...dependence on the Supreme Being, when seeking some theme for his epic talent, deserves to be remembered. ' This,' says he, ' is not to be obtained but by devout...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases!' Was Chatham eloquent? Had he power over the minds of men ? — and can we have any confidence that...
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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1838 - 363 pages
...invocation of dame Memory and her syren daughters ; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed at...
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