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" Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes... "
The English Journal of Education - Page 320
1847
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...own, In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove s unlike) of mineral aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...own. In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past, shame. Remove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...own, In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found Unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...own, In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their Gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...S40 In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove their swelling epithets thick laid As varnish on a...the rest, Thin sown with ought of profit or delight, 345 Will far be found unworthy to compare and even ridiculous length by I Iiiftius and Gale. Warburtoti....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...own In fable, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Remove their swelling epithets thick laid As varnish on a...compare With Sion's songs, to all true tastes excelling, 347 Where God is prais'd aright, and god-like men, The Holiest of Holies, and his Saints '. Such are...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...plastering art, "• Is not more ugly to the thing that helps it, " Than is my deed, &c." DUNSTER. Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's...excelling, Where God is prais'd aright, and God-like men, deities, in a similar figure : " The reuiuall of their names and memories, the varnishing of them with...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...own, In fahle, hymn, or song, so personating Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame. Hemove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on...Thin sown with ought of profit or delight, Will far he found unworthy to compare With S'on's songs, to all true tastes excelling, Where God is prais'd...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ...

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...overawed . A'ni^ Chartes. No breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinneu beat. Donne. Remove the swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek ; the rest Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, ifillon. It is commonly opinioned that the earth was thinly inhabited before...
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Address on the Truth, Dignity, Power and Beauty of the Principles of Peace ...

Thomas Smith Grimké - Guerre - 1832 - 56 pages
...universal in its dominion. " The vices of their deities and their own " In fable, hymn or song. , "Remove their swelling epithets thick laid, " As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest " There sown with profit or delight, " Will far be found unworthy to compare "With Zion's songs, to...
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