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" Mammon led them on, Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell From heaven ; for even in heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy else enjoyed In vision... "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 363
1800
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Notes on the Miracles of Our Lord

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1847 - 467 pages
...in his description of Mammon (Par. Lost, b. 1) will readily occur; Mammon, the least erected Spirit that fell From heaven ; for even in heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent. Thus Augustine (Enarr. 2" in Ps. LXV. 24) : Qui bene audit, Sursum cor, curvum dorsum non habet....
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...a rampart. Mammon led them on ; Mammon, the least erected Spirit, that fell From Heaven ; for, e'en in Heaven, his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more 681 The riches of Heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught, divine or holy, else enjoy'd In vision...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1848
...business, and encouraged suitors that he might multiply fees. He resembled the fallen angel, whose - " looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring...pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy." His avarice, however, was now to receive a heavy and Great Seal unexpected blow. From the hard bargain...
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The Western Journal, of Agriculture, Manufactures, Mechanic Arts ..., Volume 1

Missouri - 1848
..." Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell From Heaven ; for even in Heaven hU looks and thought! Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches...pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy lie enjoy'd In beatific vision." " Give us dollars, dollars, and acres of land," is the incessant...
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The Journal of Nicholas Assheton: Of Downham, in the County of Lancaster ...

Nicholas Assheton - Country life - 1848 - 163 pages
...sums of money, ho was assuredly an un,', .-, .,tr ,n, .n, v lender, and, I fear a Hal. of an usurer, " admiring more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy." A ,n., ii" , the debts which were considered "desperat," is — "Mr. Nicholas Assheton Into of Downham,...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volume 14

Cheshire (England) - 1848
...various sums of money, ho was assuredly an inveterate money lender, and, I fear a little of an usurer, " admiring more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy." Amongst the debts which were considered " desperat," is — " Mr. Nicholas Assheton late of Downham,...
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Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 2

1849
...character, Mammon reigna supreme : " Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell From Heaven — for e'en in Heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward...pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy." Indeed, such is the degraded character of the community in the eye of the law, that it presumes that...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 7-8

1849
...appreciated. The Poet represents him as— • The least erected spirit that fell From heaven : for o'en in heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward...more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, lhan aught divine or holy, else enjoyed In beatific vibion." In heaven he had been much employed in...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1849 - 283 pages
...royal camp, to trench a field, Or cast a rampart: Mammon led them on, Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell From heaven: for even in heaven his looks and thoughts 680 Were always downward bent; admiring more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than ought...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...attainments in science and art, is plunging deeper into the sordid worship of "the least erected spirit that fell From heaven, for even in heaven his looks...pavement, — trodden gold, — Than aught divine or holy else enjoyed In vision beatific." It may be feared that a defect of this kind, if truly stated and...
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