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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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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...thick laid . . As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, 346 Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's...to all true tastes excelling, • . / Where God is praised aright, and godlike men^ i • . j The Holiest of Holies, and his saints, Such nre from God...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...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...songs, to all true tastes excelling, Where God is praised aright, and godlike meii, The Holiest of Holies, and his saints, (Such are from God inspir'd,...
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The Works of John Milton, in Verse and Prose, Printed from the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...Remove their fwelling Epithetes thick laid As varnifh on a Harlots cheek, the reft, Thin fown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's fongs, to all true tafts excelling, Where God is prais'd aright, and Godlike men, The Holieft of Holies,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...Remove their fwelling Epithetes thick laid As varnifh on a Harlots cheek, the reft, Thin fown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's fongs, to all true tafls excelling, Where God is prais'd aright, and Godlike men, The Holieft of Holies,...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1852
...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...songs, to all true tastes excelling, Where God is praised aright and godlike men, The holiest of holies, and his saints (Such are from God inspired,...
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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 pages
...hit, By voice or hand, and various-measured verse, .iiolirm charms, and Dorian lyric odes." " Hemove their swelling epithets, thick laid As varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with anght of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs, to all true taste...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...they loudest sing The vices of their Deities, and their own, In fable, hymn, or song, so personating3 Their gods ridiculous, and themselves past shame....varnish on a harlot's cheek, the rest, Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, 1 ' Worth a sponge : ' ie, deserving to be blotted out. — 2 ' As children,'...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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 exeelling, Where God is prais'd aright, and God-like men, The Holiest of Holies, and his Saints, (Such...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON VOL. II

JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...clearer; but this being unauthorized by any edition, I would read thus: the rest Thin sown with aught of profit or delight, Will far be found unworthy to compare With Sion's songs; (to all true taste excelling Where God is prais'd aright, and god-like men, The holiest of holies, and his saints,...
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