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" Henceforth, I learn that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend... "
PARDORIES AND OTHER PIECES OF BURLESQUE - Page 50
by GEORGE CANNING, GEORGE ELLIS, JOHN HOOKHAM FRERE - 1889
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - English poetry - 1860
...his presence; ever to observe His providence; and on him sole depend, Mercifu' i.-vcr all his worha, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing...deemed weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise Uy siinpiy meek: that suffering for truth's sake m fortitude to highest victory, And, to the faithful,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things ; by things deem'd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By...suffering for truth's sake Is fortitude to highest victory ; 570 And, to the faithful, death the gate of life ; Taught this by his example, whom I now Acknowledge...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...folly to aspire. Henceforth I learne, that to obey is best, And love with feare the onely God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence,...and by small Accomplishing great things, by things deemd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek; that suffering for Truths sake...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...the very close: Henceforth I learne, that to obey is best, And love with feare the onely God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend . . . [12.561-64] The contrast, then, between the final books of these two poems has a powerful function....
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The Alliance of Musick, Poetry and Oratory: (1789)

Anselm Bayly - Music - 1989 - 384 pages
...with fear the only God, to walk As in his preience, ever to obferve His providence, and on him fole depend, Merciful over all his works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by fmall Accomplifhing great things, by things deemed weak" Subverting worldly ftrong, and worldly wife...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - Business & Economics - 1992 - 209 pages
...folly to aspire. Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence,...and by small Accomplishing great things, by things deem'd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek; that suffering for Truth's...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...folly to aspire. Henceforth I learn that to obey is best. And love with fear the only God, to walk Mariana 92 She only said, 'My life is dreary, He cometh not,' she said; She (Bk. XII, 1. 552-563) 106 Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience,...
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Intimate Conflict: Contradiction in Literary and Philosophical Discourse

Brian Caraher - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 208 pages
...Adam understands from Michael's vision of history: Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, . . . with good Still overcoming evil, and by small Accomplishing great things, by things deem'd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek. (XII.561-69) The contradiction...
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The Changing Fictions of Masculinity

David Rosen - Social Science - 1993 - 234 pages
...learns at the end: Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence,...and by small Accomplishing great things, by things deem'd weak Subverting worldly strong, and worldly wise By simply meek. (XII.56I-69) God is the one...
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Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe: Institutions, Texts, Images

James Turner - Art - 1993 - 345 pages
...proper conduct: "Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, / And love with fear the only God, to walk / As in his presence, ever to observe / His providence, and on him sole depend" (12:561-4). Michael approves Adam's homily, and pledges that subjection of the self to rules of ethical...
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