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" ... 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... "
Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine to which is Added, the ... - Page 347
1851 - 540 pages
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton - 1809
...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 : to this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and send out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar,...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases." f Having invoked the special protection of Heaven, and by that act of piety fortified his mind, he...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hal.lowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleafes : to this muft be added induftrious and feleQ reading, fteady obfervation, infight into all...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit, \vho can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and fends out his Seraphim, with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify whom hf pleafes." — Here then we fee, that Milton's invocations of the Divine fpirit were not merely...
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...inexpressibly sublime style of writing, wholly peculiar to himself. He was indeed no plagiary from any thing human : he looked up for light and expression, as...lips of whom he pleases. " When the cheerfulness of fc the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly tc up, as that it lias not only wherewith...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit, who can enrich Avilh 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,"" &c. We must surely be struck with that noble and sublime spirit which pervades these passages, and...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: With an Historical and Critical Account of ..., Volume 1

John Black - 1810
...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; to this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...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; to this must be added industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1810
...describes it, by devout prayer to that great Being, who is the source of all utterance and know^ ledge; and who sendeth out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lip* of whom he pleases. " When the cheerfulness of " the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...devout prayer to that " Eternal Spirit that 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. To this must be " added, industrious and select reading, steady ob" servation, and insight...
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