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" Memory and her siren daughters, but 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. "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 123
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 29

Great Britain - 1828
...to that eternal spirit, who can enrich with all utterance and knowlege, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases.' — Vol. ip 122. He then closes with a passage, showing from what principles he forsook these...
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Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ...

William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 116 pages
...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.' Vol. I. p. 148. He then closes with a passage, showing from what principles he forsook these...
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The Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian education - 1829 - 635 pages
...to the 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 observation and insight into...
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Ordination Service: Sermon : Discourse on Presbyterian Ordination : Address ...

Dublin. Eustace Street Congregation (Presbyterian). - Clergy - 1829 - 108 pages
...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."* In imitation of the blessed Saviour, who * Milton. " spake as never man spake" — who taught...
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The Friend, Volume 1

Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1829
...the top of high places, in the chief concourse, and in the openings of the gates.' out bin 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...
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Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian life - 1830 - 362 pages
...to the Eternal Spirit, that can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out hi? 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 and insight into...
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Milton's English Poetry: Being Entries from A Milton Encyclopedia

John T. Shawcross - Poetry - 1986 - 248 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallow'd fire of his Altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. (3:241) Thus in the poem Milton repeatedly insists on the unique truth of Christian revelation...
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Politics, Poetics, and Hermeneutics in Milton's Prose

Turner James Grantham, David Loewenstein, James Turner, James Hrantham Turner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 282 pages
...rather "by devout prayer to that eternali Spirit who . . . sends out his Seraphim with the hallow'd fire of his Altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases" (1.820—1). And the notorious "left hand" image, the central evidence for the separatist...
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 305 pages
...''that eternal Spirit, who 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," and whose assistance is obtained only by "devout prayer."55 If we do not respect the possibility...
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Creating States: Studies in the Performative Language of John Milton and ...

Angela Esterhammer - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 245 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallow'd fire of his Altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases ... (CPW1:820-1) The New Testament's prayer for the Holy Spirit, which descended on the apostles...
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