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" Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant... "
Time's Telescope - Page lxii
1821
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...grand thief into God's fold ; So since into his church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, 196 Sat like a cormorant ; yet not true life Thereby regain'd, but sat devising death To them who lived...
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Peter Parley's magazine

1849
...the stomach of the cormorant. Milton represents Satan like a cormorant, in the garden of Eden : — On the tree of life, The middle tree, and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant. CV They were formerly trained in England, for the purpose of catching fish, as falcons and hawks were...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...grand thief into God's fold ; StTsInce into his church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant ; yet not true life Thereby regain'd, but sat devising death To them who lived ; nor on the virtue...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1849 - 283 pages
...grand thief into God's fold ; So since into his church lewd hirelings climb ; Thence up he flew and on the tree of life, (The middle tree, and highest there that grew,) |yi Sat like a cormorant; yet not true life Thereby regain'd, but sat devising death To them who liv'd...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Natural history - 1850 - 544 pages
...were for chasing the fleet inhabitants of the air. We are told that the custom is still in practice in China. This bird, although of the aquatic kind,...often seen, like the pelican, perched upon trees. Milton tells us that Satan - on the tree of life, The middle tree, and highest there that grew, Sat...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...grand thief into God's fold ; So since into his church lewd* hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, (The middle tree and highest there that grew,) 6 Sat like a cormorant: 6 yet not true life Thereby regain'd, but sat devising death To them who liv'd...
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Summer life on land and water (at South Queensferry).

William Wallace Fyfe - 1851
...be found to originate in the poem of Paradise Lost, Book iv. page 194: — " Thence up he flew; and on the tree of life, The middle tree, and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant." But why a cormorant ? Montague, our oldest ornithologist, has branded it with bad qualities: later...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...grand thief into God's fold ; So since into his church lewd hirelings climb. Thence np he flew, and er animals unactive ; yet not true life Thereby regain'd, but sat devising death To them who liv'd ; nor on the virtue...
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Chambers's Repository of Instructive and Amusing Tracts, Volume 1

....... ;.••. • So clomb this first grand thief into God's fold ; ; . . . Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree, and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant. rt .,, t. , , •.,i--;.,. i.".f .. , :•• From hence he viewed the whole area of Paradise, watered...
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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 pages
...grand thief into God's fold; So since into hia church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew Sat like a cormorant." Now is not each of these citations a separate poem, rich, " simple, sensuous, passionate 2" Let the...
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