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" But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. "
Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost - Page xxiii
by Jonathan Richardson - 1734 - 546 pages
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Letters and Other Unpublished Writings of Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor - 1897 - 283 pages
...they ever wrote. In his " Treatise on Prelacy " are these words—printed, of course, as prose—" When God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or thrilling blast, it rests not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal."* Is there...
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The Works of William E. Channing, Part 4

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1900 - 1060 pages
...chief intended business to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own true happiness. Hut when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. . . . This I foresee,...
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...his chief intended business to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own true happiness. , when her course was ended, Beat Jonson wrote: • Underneath t jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall conceal." When the Word was in the heart of...
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The World Beautiful in Books

Lilian Whiting - Books and reading - 1901 - 415 pages
...celebrated lines that have the true ring to a tuneful ear as well as to an appreciative intellect : — ' But when God commands to take the trumpet, And blow a dolorous or thrilling blast, It rests not with man's will what he shall say Or what he shall conceal.' ' Was anything...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English prose literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...his chief intended business to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own true happiness. But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. . . . For me, I have...
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Milton's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: An Essay

Ida Langdon - Aesthetics - 1924 - 342 pages
...himself to the burdensome duty of censure, sometimes imposed by the possession of wisdom, as follows: ' But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall conceal.' And in the Remonstrant's Defence, being a...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 89

American literature - 1902
...discriminate. John Milton, who was "a professed minority man " of the most militant order, declared that "when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal." Noble, heartening words...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17

1866
...lines that have the true ring to a tuneful ear as well as to an appreciative intellect : — '* Bvit when God commands to take the trumpet And blow a dolorous or thrilling blast, It rests not with man's will what he shall say Or what he shall conceal." " Was anything...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 8

William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 205 pages
...Philology 35 [1938]: 263). Milton's concept of the active life is revealed in his own words and actions: "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in mans will what he shall say or what he shall conceal" (RCG 3:231). His response...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...regret that the advancement of knowledge should require controversy, which was not really his task. "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal." He explains that his...
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