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" They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand ; the gate With dreadful faces throng'd, and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before... "
Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper - Page 420
by William Hayley - 1810
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The Church of England quarterly review

1856
...lines of the " Paradise Lost:"— " Some natural tears they dropt, then wiped them soon, The world was all before them where to choose Their place of...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way." Such a spirit, resolved cheerfully to endure what it cannot cure, is most suitable in those who both...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...nothing can be more natural than the tears they shed on that occasion. • They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy...throng'd and fiery arms : Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wiped them soon. The world was all before them, where to choose There place of rest, and...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - 1857
...dreadful faces throng'd, and fiery arras. Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wiped them soon : The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of...steps, and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. ftfie Storm m tfje OTiftierness. (From " Paradise Regained.") So saying, he took (for still he knew...
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The Changing Fictions of Masculinity

David Rosen - 1993 - 234 pages
...subjected Plain; then disappear'd. They looking back, all th' Eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late thir happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming Brand, the...Faces throng'd and fiery Arms: Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wip'd them soon; The World was all before them, where to choose Thir place of rest, and...
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The Pit: A Story of Chicago

Frank Norris - 1994 - 386 pages
...Bride (1697), 3:6, by William Congreve (1670-1729). 363 The world is all before us . . . : "The world was all before them, where to choose / Their place...and slow / Through Eden took their solitary way," Paradise Lost (1671), 12:646-649, by John Milton (1608-1674). Milton is describing the departure of...
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The Sports Immortals: Deifying the American Athlete

Peter Williams - 1994 - 170 pages
...archetypal stages. B. Stages on the Journey Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon. The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. —John Milton (Paradise Lost 11. 645-49) There the young monks every day After dinner go out to play;...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 601 pages
...dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms: Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of...wandering steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way.601 PARADISE REGAINED Introduction In or around 1665 Milton received a visit at Chalfont St Giles...
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Literature and Culture in Early Modern London

Lawrence Manley, Prof Lawrence Manley, Manley Lawrence - 1995 - 603 pages
...it had before.176 As they are hurried from the Garden, Adam and Eve behold all th'Eastern side . . . Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over...Gate With dreadful Faces throng'd and fiery Arms. (12.641-644) The "blissful seat" that will be restored is not the locality of Eden, the "happie Native...
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Romantic Writings

Stephen Bygrave - 1996 - 352 pages
...been expelled, and face the future: Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way [...] (Paradise Lost XII, 11.645-9; Fowler, 1968, p.642) Near the start of Wordsworth's Prelude these...
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The Power of Sympathy

William Hill Brown - 1996 - 288 pages
...Milton (1608-74), where Eve and Adam are cast out of the Garden of Eden: "They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld / Of Paradise, so late their happy...throng'd and fiery arms. / Some natural tears they dropped, but wip'd them soon; / The world was all before them, where to choose / Their place of rest,...
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