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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 613 pages
...discourse more sweet 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— 360 And found no end, in wandering mazes lost. Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happiness...
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First Century of National Existence: The United States as They Were and are ...

1874 - 586 pages
...digested by a goodly number of their hearers, and becoming a part of their being, they too " reasoned high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute;" and if they " found no end," they were not " in wandering mazes lost," for, unlike the lost angels,...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...song charms the sense, Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end, in wand'ring mazes lost. Book ii. Line 555. Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy....
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FIRST CENTURY OF NATIONAL EXISTENCE; THE UNITED STATES AS THEY WERE AND ARE

1875
...digested by a goodly number of their hearers, and becoming a part of their being, they too " reasoned high Of Providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute;" and if they " found no end," they were not " in wandering mazes lost," for, unlike the lost angels,...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...clouded men's minds and obscured their sense of the love of God, when he set the devils arguing — Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate — Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute — And found no end, in wandering mazes lost. When he resolved to shape into a grand poem the incident...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

English literature - 1876
...discoursed with the requisite amount of unction on the mysteries which puzzled Milton's angels: — • ' Of Providence, foreknowledge, will and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end in wand'ring mazes lost.' He spoke thus of Grace, the hope, pride, and mainstay of...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...charms the seuse. Others apart s.it on a hill retired. In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute ; And found no end. in waud'ring mazes lost. MILTON, Paradise Lost. — Sure. He that made us with...
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The Personal Government of Charles I.: A History of England from ..., Volume 1

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1877
...reasonable beings, with the world's sin and shame before them, could rack their brains to divine the secret Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate, Fixed fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute. Nor had he less contempt for public opinion than he had for abstract thought. There was something in...
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The Works of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 9

Thomas De Quincey - 1877
...which. without one exception, happen to be metaphysical, must and will victoriously return upon us. • Of Providence, Foreknowledge, Will, and Fate, Fixed Fate, Free Will, Foreknowledge Absolute," the ruined angels of Milton (Par. Lost, b. ii.) converse, as of the highest themes which could occupy...
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The Westminster review [afterw.] The London and Westminster review [afterw ...

sir John Bowring - 1879
...Lost," book ii.:— " 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." an important controversy, he is to do all he can to lessen...
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