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" But all was false and hollow ; though his tongue Dropped manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest counsels... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 282
edited by - 1858
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The North Briton, XLVI: Numbers Complete, Volume 3

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1772
...OTHER fide up rofe " BELIAL ; " A faire r perfon loft not heav'n ; he feem'd " For dignity compos'd and high exploit : " But all was FALSE and HOLLOW ; though " his tongue " Dropt Manna, and could make the worfc " appear " The BETTER reafon." MILTON, book II. line io€,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...in aft more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n; he seem'dn* 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:...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...act more graceful and humane : A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd n0 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...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...Belial, in act more graceful and humanei 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 hetter reason, to perpler and dash Maturest counselsi...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...act more graceful and humane ; A fairer person lost not Heav'n ; he seem'd lie 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 Ivlaturest counsels...
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The adviser [by J. Bristed].

John Bristed - 1803
...withal, in his voice and in his manner; * But all was false and hollow, though his tongue , ' * Dropp'd manna, and could make the worse appear ' The better reason, to perplex and dash • '. "' ' Maturest Coxmse!,-but his thoughts were loWj' To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds u :••>'• ' Timorous...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...seem'd 110 tor dignny compos'd and high explon : But all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better...perplex and dash Maturest counsels: for his thoughts were low; 115 To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and slothful : yet he pleas'd the ear,...
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The Lady's Pocket Library ...

Conduct of life - 1809 - 330 pages
...that ever held the poetic pencil. 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;...
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Essays on various subjects, principally designed for young ladies

Hannah More - 1810
...dignity compos'd, and high exploit : . :. " Bat all was false and hollow ; though bis tongue Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Matnrest counsels : for his thoughts were low ; To vice industrious, but to nobler deeds Timorous and...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 1

John Quincy Adams - Oratory - 1810
...de- * traders, is the purveyor of fraud, and the pander of delusion. Her tongue drops manna, but to make the worse appear the better reason ; to perplex and dash maturest counsels. She fills the trump of glory with the venal blast of adulation, and binds the wreath of honor around...
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