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Página 112 - He made him ride on the high places of the earth, That he might eat the increase of the fields; And he made him to suck honey out of the rock, And oil out of the flinty rock...
Página 89 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Página 88 - On the other side up rose Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heaven; he seemed For dignity composed and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels...
Página 30 - The roses of pleasure seldom last long enough to adorn the brow of him who plucks them ; for they are the only roses which do not retain their sweetness after they have lost their beauty.
Página 86 - The thing which hath been, it is that which shall be ; and that which is done, is that which shall be done ; and there is no new thing under the sun.
Página 137 - The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge in excess caused man to fall: but in charity there is no excess, neither can angel or man come in danger by it.
Página 88 - Belial, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow ; though his Tongue Dropt Manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest Counsels: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to Nobler deeds...
Página 150 - For she is. the brightness of the everlasting light, the unspotted mirror of the power of God, and the image of His goodness.