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" Their orators thou then extoll'st, as those The top of eloquence; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The solid rules of civil government, In their... "
The English Journal of Education - Page 318
1847
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...eloquence, statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; 355 But herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...rules of civil government In their majestic unaffected stile Than all th' oratory of Greece and Rome, 360 In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...of eloquence, statists indeed, And lovers of their country as may seem ; Put herein to our Prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...rules of civil government In their majestic unaffected stile Than all th' oratory of Greece and Rome. 360 In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...of eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...cities flat; These only with our law best form a king. So spake the Son of God; but Satan, now Quite at a loss, (for all his darts were spent,) Thus to our...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their Country, as may seem ; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...and Rome. In them is plainest taught, and easiest leamt, What makes a nation happy, and keeps it so, What ruins kingdoms, and lays cities flat ; These...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; , 55*5 But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...government, In their majestic unaffected style, Than all the1 oratory of Greece and Rome. 360 In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt, What makes a nation...
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The Statesman's Manual: Or, The Bible the Best Guide to Political Skill and ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Religion - 1816 - 65 pages
...occurrences have given additional strength and fresh force to our sage poet's eulogy on the Jewish prophets: As men divinely taught and better teaching The solid...keeps it so, What ruins kingdoms and lays cities flat. PARADISE REGAINED, iv. 354, If there be any antidote to that restless craving for the wonders of the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem; But herein to our prophets fiir beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...unaffected style, Than all the' oratory of Greece and Bome. In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt, What ruins kingdoms, and lays cities flat; These...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...lovers of their country, as may seem ; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely tr.ught, hat sad company. • It was a worthy edyfying Uomc. In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt, What ni.-ikt -. a nation happy, and keeps it...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...cities flat ; These only with our law best form a king. " So spake the Son of God ; but Satan, now Quite at a loss, (for all his darts were spent,) Thus to...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...eloquence ; statists indeed, And lovers of their country, as may seem ; But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching...flat : These only with our law best form a king." So spake the Son of God ; but Satan, now Quite at a loss (for all his darts were spent), Thus to our...
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