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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
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The complete poetical works of John Milton, with life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...cast 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...pavement, trodden gold, Than aught, divine or holy, else enjoyed In vision beatific ; by him first Men also, and by his suggestion taught, Eansacked the...
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Memoirs of the life and services of Daniel Drake, M.D., physician, professor ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1855 - 398 pages
...Milton, good reasons to describe Mammon as " the least erected spirit that fell From Heaven, for e'en in heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent; admiring more The riches of heav'n's pavement, trodden gold, Then aught divine, or holy else enjoyed." On the other hand, it is...
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Notes on the Miracles of Our Lord

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1855 - 375 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 hent. Thus Augustine (Enarr. 2* in Pi. Ixviii. 24) : Qui bene audit, Sursum cor, curvum dorsum non...
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Structure, Consciousness, and History

Richard Harvey Brown, Stanford M. Lyman - Social Science - 1978 - 284 pages
...devils were led on by Mammon, "the least erected spirit that fell/ From Heaven, for ev'n in Heav'n his looks and thoughts/ were always downward bent, admiring more/ The riches of Heav'ns pavement, trad'n Gold/ Then aught dwine on holy else enjoy'd/ In vision beatific." After this...
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The Epistle to the Hebrews

F. F. Bruce - Religion - 1990 - 426 pages
...also Milton (Paradise Lost 1.679-84): 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 else enjoyed In vision beatific. (Milton's reference to heaven's "pavement" may have been suggested...
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City of Discontent

Mark Harris - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 403 pages
..."Lord!" and Elisabeth said, "What, dear?" and he read to her Milton on Mammon, 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: by him first Men also, and by his suggestion taught, ransacked the...
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 305 pages
...reminiscent of Milton's Mammon, the least erected Spirit that fell From Heav'n, for ev'n in Heav'n his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches of HeavVs pavement, trodd'n Gold, Then aught divine or holy else enjoy'd In vision beatific. (1.679-84)...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...camp, to trench a field, Or cast a rampart. Mammon262 led them on, Mammon, the least erected Spirit that fell From Heaven; for even in Heaven his looks...thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more 681 The riches of Heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy else enjoyed In vision...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - Reference - 1995 - 452 pages
...Orders, so has he his Mammon, The least erected Spirit that fell From Heav'n ; for even from Heav'n his Looks and Thoughts Were always downward bent,...The Riches of Heaven's Pavement, trodden Gold, Than ought divine. BI v. 679. If theirs was a Goldsmith by Trade, his was a Mason, that built in Heaven...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1993 - 275 pages
...Mammon, our old plutocratic friend, "the least erected Spirit that fell/ From Heav'n, for ev'n in Heav'n his looks and thoughts/ Were always downward bent, admiring more/ the riches of Heav'n's pavement, trodd'n Gold,/ Than aught divine or holy." Their combined effort results in something...
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