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" How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come to succour us, that succour want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly... "
The Fairy Queen - Page 269
by Edmund Spenser - 1758
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1898 - 192 pages
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant I They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant,— And all for love and nothing for reward : Oh, why should Heavenly...
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English Meditative Lyrics

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - English poetry - 1899 - 157 pages
...oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant (herald), Against foul fiends to aid us militant. They for us fight ; they watch and duly ward. And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love, and nothing for reward ; O, why should heavenly...
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The Book of the Future Life

Pauline W. Roose - 1900
...pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant ! Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! 151 They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly God...
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Company of Heaven: Daily Links with the Household of God ...

S. J. Crossley - Angels - 1901 - 457 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The fleeting skies, like flying pursuivant Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward. Oh, why should heavenly God...
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The Grammar, History and Derivation of the English Language: With Chapters ...

Evan Daniel - English language - 1901 - 456 pages
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : 0, why | should Heaven |ly...
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James Russell Lowell - 1904
...want! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The fleeting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant; And all for love and nothing for reward; O, why should heavenly God...
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Chronicles from the Diary of a War Prisoner in Andersonville and Other ...

John Worrell Northrop - New York (State) - 1904 - 228 pages
...delight; a joyous confidence. Spencer wrote of angels — "They come to succor us, who succor want, They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward." Milton expressed similar...
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Temple Bar, Volume 15

1865
...want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying poursivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their round squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : Oh, why should Heavenly...
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Good words, ed. by N. Macleod

Norman Macleod - 1865
...want ! How oft do t Wry with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight, they watch, they duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant, And all for love, and nothing for...
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Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace Book Designed for the Use ...

Augustus Hopkins Strong - Baptists - 1907 - 1166 pages
...want I How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! They for us fight ; they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant; And all for love, and nothing for reward. Oh, why should heavenly God...
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