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" Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost... "
Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays - Page 300
by Henry Hart Milman - 1870 - 500 pages
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Harriet Martineau - Education - 1836
...many wise heads have been shaken in the drawing-room, the library, and the college, at the mention of " Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; " and many an allusion to the diabolic nature of such inquiries has alarmed and perplexed the young...
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The book of the young, an invitation to early Christian piety

Joseph Jones - Devotional literature - 1837 - 340 pages
...in religion which we cannot comprehend. Many accomplished minds in all ages have — "reasoned high Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will and Fate, Fixed Fate, Free Will, Foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." Milton. The counsels of the Infinite God, and the nature...
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Memoirs of Simon Episcopius: ... who was Condemned by the Synod of Dort as a ...

Frederick Calder - Nationale synode to Dordrecht - 1837 - 478 pages
...of the grave Dutch statesmen frequently taking part in meetings, where the ministers " Reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end in wandering mazes lost." The opposition of the Gomarist clergy to this regulation...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 89

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1851
...related to have been found baffling in another sphere — where more potent intelligences ' reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate; Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute; (Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy !) And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.' Let us contrast...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...of Dort, battled it over in rain ; when, like the fallen Angels in Pandemonium, they 'reaeon'd high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end, in wand'ring mazes loot.1 Locke on the Human Understanding, is not commonly dfenied...
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A sketch of the the life of the rev. John Brown, sometime minister ... in ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1839
...Paradise Lost — " Others apart, sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end in wandering mazes lost." Professors Thomas Brown and Playfair, and Dr Chalmers, Professor...
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Lectures on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, Volume 3

Thomas Chalmers - Bible - 1840
...have gone before you, " And now apart sit on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate and reason high Of providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And find no end in wandering mazes lost." Next to that of being called is the step of our being justified,...
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Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a ...

William Gresley - Preaching - 1840 - 387 pages
...Such are the topics which Milton represents the fallen angels as discussing — they " Reasoned high, Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end in wandering mazes lost 2." The end of such discussions is too commonly to unsettle...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1842
...by having gotten so often involved in painful, thorny speculations in hell. There they reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost. We hardly know whether it be easier or more common to speculate...
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Theory of Morals: An Inquiry Concerning the Law of Moral Distinctions and ...

Richard Hildreth - Ethics - 1844 - 272 pages
...action which he pos* " Others apart, sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reasoned high, Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, Andftrundno end in wandering mazes lost." sesses ; just as men make puppets, and move them by inserting...
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