Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost (Google eBook)

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James, John, and Paul Knapton, 1734 - 546 pages
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Page 516 - And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night...
Page cix - Daughters; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases...
Page 530 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page cvii - ... an inward prompting which now grew daily upon me, that by labour and intent study, which I take to be my portion in- this life, joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to after-times, as they should not willingly let it die.
Page 515 - And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
Page 531 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page cix - Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar...
Page 234 - This is dispensed ; and what surmounts the reach Of human sense, I shall delineate so, By likening spiritual to corporal forms, As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Page xxiii - But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal.
Page cxxiv - And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.

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JSTOR: Jonathan Richardson: The Painter as Biographer
Richardson published his Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's "Paradise Lost" in 1734. The biographical section forms a lengthy preface to the ...
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The Critical Response to John Milton's Paradise Lost — www ...
And also Upon the Epick Poetry of the European Nations... by François-Marie Arouet de Voltaire; Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's "Paradise Lost" by ...
www.greenwood.com/ catalog/ GR8926.aspx

The Word-Index
MILTON QUARTERLY. 47. The. Earliest Milton. Word-Index. by Christopher Bentley. In. 1741 readers of Paradise Lost were offered a ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ doi/ pdf/ 10.1111/ j.1094-348X.1975.tb00137.x

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