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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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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 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...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." Again, he thus describes his own appearance and physical qualities ; to which it may be necessary only...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...Prelacy, bv Mr. John Milton, 1642." In this book he disco"vers, not with ostentatious exultation, hut with calm confidence, his high opinion of his own...purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be adden, industrious and select reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly and generous...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volume 2

1842
...who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed Greof his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he...industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all generous arts and affairs.* The characteristics of Wordsworth's poetry are by no means...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...daughters, but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all knowledge and utterance, and sends out his seraphim, with the hallowed fire...observation, and insight into all seemly and generous acts and affairs; till which, in some measure, be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 pages
...of an effort. 2 A work (Paradise Lost) to be perfected "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." 3 " To shame and silence those men who make genius an apology for vice, and take the sacred fire, kindled...
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The Gospel herald; or, Poor Christian's magazine, Volume 49

1881
...let die." Such a work he said, he hoped to produce "by devout prayer to that Eternal 76 Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends...to touch and purify the lips of whom He pleases." It may here be mentioned that much of Milton's prose is as grand as his poetry. In 1667 " Paradise...
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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - 1843
...of dame Memory and her siren daughters, but by devout рreyer to that eternal Spirit, whu can eurich with all utterance and knowledge ; and sends out his...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." This is indeed quoting at great length, but the temptation is great also, lo support with the highest...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...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." * It is not good versification alone which constitutes poetry in its highest acceptation ; yet Milton's...
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The Hebrew martyrs: or, The triumph of principle

John Waddington - 1844 - 71 pages
...only be prepared to join the noble band of confessors " 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." VL TAKING UP A SOUND POSITION IN A SUDDEN EMERGENCY. AT the request of Daniel, his three companions...
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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of views ..., Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844
...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." Sublime and touching is the language in which Milton indignantly repels the charge which his enemies...
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