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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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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 7-8

1849
...sad and fatal errand to this world, some of his compeers " sat on a hill retired, and reasoned high of Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute," — we can hardly conceive of Moloch joining the band. The topics were too abstruse and too theoretical...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...human speculatists on duty and morals, do we not encounter on the threshold those terrible problems of "Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate — Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute," problems that have tasked the unaided understanding of man ever since he began to think and to reason...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25

1851
...related to have been found baffling in another sphere — where more potent intelligences 1 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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The New Englander

Criticism - 1851
...human speculatists on duty and morals, do we not encounter on the threshold those terrible problems of 'Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate — Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute,' problems that have tasked the unaided understanding of man ever since he began to think and to reason?...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 9

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1851
...human spoculatists on duty and morals, do we not encounter on the threshold those terrible problems of ' Providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate — Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute,' problems that have tasked the unaided understanding of man ever since he began to think and to reason...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 8

David Thomas
...speculative divinity : — "Others apart sat on s hill retired, In thoughtt more elevate, and reasoned high Of providence, fore-knowledge, will and fate; Fixed fate, free will, fore-knowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost. Of good and evil much they argued then : Of happiness and...
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Objections to Calvinism as it is: In a Series of Letters Addressed to N. L. Rice

Randolph Sinks Foster - Calvinism - 1853 - 310 pages
...Paradise Lost, fancies the fallen angels engaged in discussions of this nature. They " Reasoned high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate; Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge, absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost." Such, too, has been the character of many human controversies....
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A calm inquirer; or A help to reflection in some important subjects

Joseph Jones - 1853
...rational, intelligent, and accountable creature. 24. I thus meditate on Revelation. I might " Reason high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And find no end, in wandering mazes lost :" but I will not torment myself with difficulties, from which...
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The village millionaire, Volume 1

Martha Macdonald Lamont - 1854
...gone. CHAPTER II. " In discourse more sweet, Others aloft, In thought more elevate, now reasoned high, Of Providence, fore-knowledge, will and fate ; Fixed fate, free will, fore-knowledge absolute, And found no end in wandering mazes lost. Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happiness and...
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Milton's Paradise lost and Paradise regained, with notes by J. Edmondston

John Milton - 1854
...charms the sense,) 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 ; 560 1 Tiphcean, — see 1. 1. 199 note. 2 Alcides, — Hercules,— so called from his grandfather...
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