The Works of the English Poets: Milton

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Pagina 28 - Without copartner ? so to add what wants In female sex, the more to draw his love, And render me more equal; and, perhaps, A thing not undesirable, sometime Superior; for, inferior, who is free ? This may be well: but what if God have seen.
Pagina 8 - Adam, well may we labour still to dress This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower, Our pleasant task enjoin'd ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild.
Pagina 170 - The strength whereof sufficed him forty days ; Sometimes that with Elijah he partook, Or as a guest with Daniel at his pulse.
Pagina 94 - Present, and of his presence many a sign Still following thee, still compassing thee round With goodness and paternal love, his face Express, and of his steps the track divine.
Pagina 2 - Nor skilled, nor studious, higher argument Remains, sufficient of itself to raise That name, unless an age too late, or cold Climate, or years, damp my intended wing Depressed, and much they may, if all be mine, Not hers who brings it nightly to my ear.
Pagina 135 - So shall the World go on, To good malignant, to bad men benign, Under her own weight groaning, till the day Appear of respiration to the just And vengeance to the wicked...
Pagina 92 - With what to sight or smell was sweet, from thee How shall I part, and whither wander down Into a lower world, to this obscure And wild ? how shall we breathe in other air Less pure, accustom'd to immortal fruits?
Pagina 14 - Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait...
Pagina 136 - ... observe His providence; and on Him sole depend, Merciful over all His works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things, by things...
Pagina 24 - Why then was this forbid ? Why but to awe, Why but to keep ye low and ignorant, His worshippers...

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