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" Belike through impotence or unaware, To give his enemies their wish, and end Them in his anger, whom his anger saves To punish endless? Wherefore cease we then? "
Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ... - Page 189
by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...thus consulting, thus in arms ? What when we fled amain, pursued and struck -With Heav'n's affiifiting thunder, and besought The deep to shelter us ? this...Chain'd on the burning lake ? that sure was worse. Whatif the breath that kindled those grim fires, 170 Awak'd should blow them into sev'nfold rage, And...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...Wherefore cease we then ? Say they who counsel war, we are decreed, 160 Reserv'd, and destin'd, to eternal woe ? Whatever doing, what can we suffer more,...consulting, thus in arms ? What when we fled amain, pursu'd and struck 165 With Heav'n's afflicting thunder, and besought The deep to shelter us ? This...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800 - 300 pages
...endlessf wherefore cease we thenr Say they who couneil war? we are decreed, Reserv'd, and destiu'd to eternal woe ; Whatever doing, what can we suffer more,...What can we suffer worse' Is this then worst, Thus sittiut, thus consulting, thus in arms ? BS What, when we fled amain, pursu'd, and struck With heav'u's...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...? Wherefore cease we then ? Say they who counsel war, we are decreed, 169 Reserv'd and destin'd to eternal woe ; Whatever doing, what can we suffer more,...arms ? What when we fled amain, pursued and struck 165 With Heav'n's afflicting thunder, and besought The deep to shelter us ? this Hell then seem'd A...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...are decreed, 160 Rcscrv'd, and destin'd to eternal woe ; Whatever doing, what can we suffer more, N 3 What can we suffer worse ? Is this then worst, Thus...consulting, thus in arms ? "What when we fled amain, pursu'd and struck 16 3 With Heav'n's afflicting thunder, and besought The Deep to shelter us ? this...
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The British Essayists, Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 398 pages
...the first book, as also in the second : ' What when we fled amain, pursued and struck With heav'n's afflicting thunder, and besought The deep to shelter...us; this hell then seem'd A refuge from those wounds ' - . In short, the poet never mentions any thing of this battle, but in such images of greatness and...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810 - 484 pages
...endless ? Wherefore cease we then ? Say they who counsel war; we are decreed, Reserv'd and destin'd to eternal woe ; Whatever doing, what can we suffer more,...and besought The deep to shelter us ? this hell then seein'd A refuge from those wounds : or when we lay Chain'd on the burning lake ? that sure was worse....
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 560 pages
...What ran we suffer worse ? Is this then worst, Thus sitting, thus consulting, thus in arms ? H hat, when we fled amain, pursued, and struck With Heaven's...wounds : or when we lay Chain'd on the burning lake • tbat sure was worse. What if Hie breath, that kindled those grim fires, A»ak'd, should blow them...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810 - 384 pages
...the first book, as also in the second : ' What when we fled amain, pursued and struck With heav'n's afflicting thunder, and besought The deep to shelter...; this hell then seem'd A refuge from those wounds i* In short, the poet never mentions any thing of this battle, but in such images of greatness and...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1810 - 482 pages
...are decreed, Reserv'd, and destin'd to eternal woe ; Whatever doing, what can w£ under more, Wliat can we suffer worse? Is this then worst^ Thus sitting, thus consulting, thus in arms ? What when we Bed amain, pursued and struck With Hcav'n'H afflicting thunder, and be, sought The deep to shelter...
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