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457. Eph. i. 20.—(H.)

475. 2 Cor. iv. 15; Rom. v. 20.—(T.) 487. "Who shall dwell his spirit within them." There is much unnecessary criticism on these words. It is a classical structure and mode of expression. "Who shall dwell in spirit," or as to his spirit; Kaтa, or secundum, the spirit; or who, i.e. the spirit, shall dwell. Some commentators, however, say "dwell" here means, cause to dwell.

493. i. e. Not afraid of man even though he persecute them to death. See Psalm lvi. 11.—(N.)

498. See Acts ii. 4; Mark xvi. 17.(H.)

507. See Acts xx. 29.- (N.)

522, 523. i. e. Laws which are not conformable to the records of revealed religion, or the emotions of natural religion. -(H.)

526. So 2 Cor. iii. 17.-(N.)

527. Christians are called the temples of God, 1 Cor. iii. 16, 17.-(N.) 540. " Respiration." avayugis, Acts

iii. 19.-(D.)

549. The notion of a new heaven and earth springing from the ruins of this world at its dissolution, Milton has often broached in this poem, iii. 333; x. 638; xi. 65, 900. It is also the opinion of some of the most orthodox divines, and of the most contemplative and learned. (See N.)

568. 1 Cor. i. 27.—(N.)

584. This is taken from St. Paul's noble description of charity, 1 Cor. xiii. 588. " Speculation," from specula, a

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635. Hor. Epod. iii. 15:

"Nec tantus unquam siderum insedit vapor Saticulosa Apuliæ."-(R.)

640. " Subjected plain." Campum subjectum, the plain below. Subject and "subjected" are so used in the best old English poets.

643. " Flaming brand." "Brand" is

an old word for sword. Salanus Westmannus, in his dissertation entitled, Gladius Scythicus, pp. 6, 7, observes, that the ancients formed their swords in imitation of flaming fire; and thus from "brand," a sword, came our English phrase, to "brandish a sword," gladium strictum vibrando corruscare facere.(T., Wart.)

646-649. The passage has been the subject of much dispute. Pearce's explanation of the text is quite satisfactory. Though they were under the general guidance of Providence to keep them safe, yet their steps were "wandering," as they did not know any particular way to take; and though they obeyed the divine command, yet their steps were "slow" when they were quitting the boundaries of Paradise, on which they often looked back; and their way was now in reality "solitary," for though their walks in Paradise were solitary in some measure, yet there they had familiar and cheering objects; not so in their dismal journey to the outer world, which was strange to them, and comparatively desert. Addison thinks the poem, from the want of sufficient dignity in the last two lines, would better end with the two preceding, "the world," &c. I fully agree with those who would retain these last lines, as conveying a melancholy picture, quite in character with the condition of Adam and Eve, but would transpose them, and thus leave on the reader's mind the cheering persuasion that in their affliction, "Providence" was "their guide.”


AARON and Moses, their mission, xii. 170.
A barim, i. 408.
Abassin, iv. 280.
Abbana, i. 469.

Abdiel (a seraph) opposes Satan, &c. v.
803. Reply to his answer, 877. His
fidelity, &c. 896. Retreat from Satan's
party, vi. 1. Soliloquy on view of
him, 114. Speech, 130. Reply, 171.
Encounters him, 189. Vanquishes
Ariel, Arioc, and Ramiel, 369.
Abel and Cain, xi. 429.
Abjure, viii. 480.
Abominations, i. 389.
Abraham, xii. 113, 446.
Abrupt, ii. 409.

Abstract, viii. 462.

Acanthus, iv. 696.

Accaron, i. 466.

Acheron, ii. 570.
Actual, x. 587.

Adam and Eve, described generally, iv.
288; particularly, 295. Their inno-
cence, 312, 492, 738; v. 211, 303;
viii. 510, (vide INNOCENCE.) Orison,
iv. 720; v. 153. Entertain the angel
Raphael, 313, 391. Their nuptial bed,
iv. 708. Nuptials, viii. 510. Parting
preceding the temptation, ix, 385.
Behaviour after, 1004. Naked, 1051.
Reproach each other, 1187. Hide
themselves from God, x. 97. Appear-
ance before him, 109. Repentance,
1098. Expulsion from Paradise, xii.
625, (vide SIMILES.)

Adam, his discourse with Eve on the
prohibition of the tree of knowledge,
iv. 411. To her at night, 610. An-
swer to her question about the nightly
luminaries, 660. Viewing her sleep-
ing, v. 8. Answer to her relating her
dream, 94. To her weeping, 129.
Discourse with the angel, 460. Con-
tinued on various subjects to, viii. 651,

(vide RAPHAEL.) His creation and
dominion, &c. ix. 524. Prohibited the
tree of knowledge, vii. 542; viii. 332.
Account of himself, &c. on his crea-
tion, 253; of his first view of the Divine
Presence, &c. 311. Speech to God,
357. Reply to God's answer, 379.
Sleep on the formation of Eve de-
scribed, 451. His first view of her,
481. Passion for her, 521. Discourse
with Eve preceding the temptation,
&c. ix. 205-384. Fears in her ab-
sence, 838. Meets her returning with
the forbidden fruit, 847. Soliloquy.
896. Resolves to die with her, 907,
Eats the forbidden fruit, 996. Incites
her to carnal fruition, (the first effect
of it,) 1011, 1016; the place, &c. de-
scribed, 1037. After-speeches to her,
1067, 1132, 1162. Answers to God
(the Son), calling him to judgment, x.
115, 124. The sentence pronounced
on him, 197. Soliloquy thereon, 720;
continued, 854. Repulsory speech to
Eve, 866. Relents towards her, 937.
Resolves on submission to God's will,
1028. Speech to Eve (on the efficacy
of prayer, &c.) xi. 140. On the omens
preceding their expulsion, 193. On
the view of Michael approaching, 226.
Behaviour on receiving the message,
263. Speech to Michael thereon, 295.
Resignation, 370. Discourse with Mi-
chael, discovering to him in vision
what should happen in the world till
the flood, 450-867. Discourse with
him, relating what should happen to
the general resurrection, xii. 61–551.
General reply to him, (resolutions of
future obedience, &c.) 552, (vide EvE.
Address, v. 868.

Adonis, i. 450; ix. 440.
Adria, i. 520.

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Alchemist, v. 440.

Alchemy, ii. 517.
Alcides, ii, 542.

Alcinous, v. 341; ix. 441.

Aleian, vii. 15.

Altern, vii. 348.

Amalthea, iv. 278.

Amarant, iii. 352.

Ambition censured, ii. 482; iv. 86.
Amerced, i. 609.

Amiral, i. 291.
Amphisbæna, x. 524.
Anarch, ii. 988.
Andromeda, iii. 559.

Angels (celestial) obey God of choice, v.
535. Imbattled against Satan, vi. 15.
Their march, v. 56. Engagement, vi.
202. Retreat, 597. Renew the fight,
634. Their song on the creation, vii.
180, 252, 557, 602. On its dissolution,
x. 641. Guardians of Paradise, &c.
iv. 778, 782, 861, 977; v. 287. Re-
ascent to heaven on Adam's fall, x. 17.
Appointed to expel Adam, &c. from
Paradise, xi. 127. Descent there, vii.
208. Post assigned, viii. 220. March
possessing it, &c. xii. 626, (vide GOD
Guardians of mankind, ix. 152.
Angels, (fallen,) their after-state, i. 50,
339. Numbers, 331; v. 743. Various
pursuits, &c. ii. 528. Loss supplied
by man's creation, iii. 677. Expulsion
from heaven, 831-877. Transformed
to serpents, x. 519, (vide SATAN. SI-

Angola, ii. 401.

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Behemoth, vii. 471.

Belial, i. 290; ii. 108, 119; vi. 620.
Bellerophon, vii. 18.
Bellona, ii. 922.
Bengala, ii. 638.
Beryl, vi. 756.
Bickering, vi. 766.
Birds, vii. 417.
Bizance, xi. 395.
Boreas, x. 699.

Bosphorus, ii. 1018.

Bridge from hell-gates to the world over
Chaos, the work, &c. described, x. 293.
Brigades, ii. 532.
Brinded, vii. 466.
Broidered, iv. 702.
Busiris, i. 307.
Cadmus, ix. 506.
Cæcias, x. 699.

Cain and Abel, xi. 429.
Caravan, vii. 428.
Career, i. 766; vi. 756.
Casius, ii. 593.

Cassia, v. 293.
Catarrhs, xi. 483.

Causey, x. 415.

Centaur, x. 328.

Centric, viii. 83.

Cerastes, x. 595.


Cham's story, xii. 807.

Antarctic, ix. 79.

Aonian, i. 15.

Apocalypse, iv. 2.

Apostles, their mission, &c. xii. 439.

Gift of the Holy Ghost, 497.

cessors, 508.

Appaid, xii. 401.

Araby, iv. 163.

Architrave, i. 715.

Arctic, ii. 410.

Chance, ii. 909.

Chaos, ii. 890; vii. 210; ii. 959. An-

swer to Satan's speech, 989.

since the angel's fall, 998.


State be-

fore it, v. 577.

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589; xii. 615; ix. 357.
Conjugal obedience, &c. iv. 635.
Conjugal union, viii. 494; ix. 955.
Conscience, iii. 194; iv. 23; x. 842;
xii. 515, 529.

Constellations, their appearances, mo-
tion, &c. iii. 577.
Contraction, vi. 597.
Cowls, iii. 490.

Creation, the universal, described, iii.
708; vii. 221.

Creatures, iv. 340; viii. 369; x. 707; xi.

Crocodile, vii. 474.
Crocus, iv. 701.

Cronian, x. 290.

Cyclades, v. 264.
Cycle, viii. 84.
Cyrene, ii. 904.
Dagon, i. 457

Damasked, iv. 334.
Dam, ix. 612.
Damiata, ii. 593.
Damned, ii. 596.

Damp, xi. 544.
Danaw, i. 353.
Daphne, iv. 273.

David, his throne why eternal, xii. 320.
Day and night in heaven, vi. 4.

Death and sin, ii. 648; x. 249, 282, 326,
410, 585, 610, (vide SIMILES.)
Death described, ii. 666, 688, 727, 777;
x. 264, 596, (vide SIMILES.)

Death, natural, xi. 466-493, 469; xii.
425-434, 571.

Death, eternal, x. 808.

Deluge, universal, (vide NOAH.)
Demogorgon, ii. 965.
Descant, iv. 603.

Despair, iv. 108.

Devils, why excluded from grace, iii.

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Earth, its general creation described, iii.
715; vii. 231; v. 574; vii. 276, 313;
ix. 99. The centre of the creation,
107. Destruction by Noah's flood
described, xi. 743. Restitution after
it, xii. 852. An universal Paradise at
the Messiah's coming to judgment,
463, (vide WORLD.)

Eden, the country bounded, iv. 210, (vide

Egypt, the plagues of it described, xii.

Elements, &c. subsist on each other, xi.

Enoch, xi. 664, 700.

Eve and Adam, (vide ADAM and EVE.

Eve particularly described, characterised,
&c. iv. 712; v. 379; viii. 470, 596;
ix. 386-896; iv. 440, 449, 635; v.
27, 129, 443. Her formation, viii.
460, 500; ix. 205 to the end.
The sentence pronounced on her; x.
192. Behaviour and speech to Adam's
repulse of her, 909, 937, 966; xi. 162,
268; xii. 610, (vide ADAM. SIMILES.)
Evening described, iv. 598.

Evil, in thought unapproved-blameless,
v. 117.

Experience a guide to wisdom, ix. 807.
Faith, ix. 1139.

Faith in Christ, xii. 420, 515, 529.
Fame (or glory), xi. 688.

Fancy, its office, v. 100. The eye of the
soul, viii. 460.

Fate, the will of God, vii. 170.

Fig-tree, of which Adam, Eve, &c. made
aprons, described, ix. 1101.
Firmament described, vii. 261.
Fish described, 391.

Flaming sword in Paradise on Adam's,
&c. expulsion thence, xii. 632, (vide

Flood, universal, (vide NOAH.)
Freedom, xi. 797.

Free-will asserted, iii. 95; v. 235, 520;

viii. 635; ix. 350; x. 43. Reason,
the same, iii. 108; ix. 350. The image
of God, viii. 440.

Fruition, carnal, the passion of it cen-
sured, viii. 579.

Gabriel, iv. 443, 561, 576, 782, 866, 877,
902, 1006; vi. 45, 354.

GOD the FATHER, contemplating his
works, &c. iii. 56. Speeches to, and re-
plies from the Son, on Satan's design
on the creation, 80-274. Decrees
his resurrection, 303. His the Fa-
ther's attributes, &c. 372. Visibly
seen in the Son, 383; vi. 680. Charge
to Raphael to warn Adam against his

fall, v. 224. Speech to the celestial
hierarchy, 600. To the Son on Satan's,
&c. revolt thereon, 719. Army against
the revolters described, vi. 15. Speech
to Abdiel, 29. Appoints Michael and
Gabriel chiefs of the celestial army, 44.
Appoints God the Son to end it, 680.
Resolving the creation of the world, vii.
139. Commits the work to him, 163.
Described, 594. Speech (the Father's)
on the guardian angel's return from
Paradise, x. 34, 55. Speech to the
celestials on Sin and Death's entrance
into the world thereby, 614. Charge
to the angels, touching the changes in
the creation on the fall, 649. Answer
to the Son's intercession on Adam's
repentance, xi. 45. Speech to the ce-
lestials, convened at his decreeing his
expulsion from Paradise, 84; to Mi-
chael thereon, 99.

GOD the SON, at the right hand of the
Father, iii. 62. Answer to him on
Satan's design, iii. 144.
On his pro-
posing the manner, &c. of man's re-
demption, 227; undertakes it, 236.
Love to man, and filial obedience, 266.
His resurrection, as God and man,
decreed, iii. 303. His attributes, 383.
Answer to the Father on Satan's,&c. re-
volt, vi. 733. The image of the Father,
iii. 383; vi. 680, 736. The Messiah, 718,
881. Answer to the Father, appoint-
ing him to end the battle, 723, 730-
877. His person, equipage, &c. in the
work of the creation described, vii.
192. Re-ascent to heaven after it,

Institution of the Sabbath, 581.
Appointed by the Father judge of
Adam's transgression, x. 55. Sentence
pronounced by him on the serpent,
163. Clothes them with skins, &c.
211. The justice of his sentence, 754.
His intercession on their repentance,
xi. 22, (vide MESSIAH.)

GOD, purity of adoration more acceptable

to him than ritual, iv. 736. All good
proceeds from, and returns to him, v.
469. To be contemplated in the works
of the creation, 508. Acts immediate,
vii. 176. The centre of heaven, ix.
107. His absolute decrees, xi. 311.
Omnipresence, goodness, &c. 335. The
fear of him, &c., with loss of freedom,
degenerates, 797. Particular presence,
xii. 48. To obey, love, depend on his
providence, &c., the sum of knowledge,
557; and wisdom, 575.

Gospel, how to be understood, xii. 511.
Grace of God, iii. 129, 198; xi. 22; xii.

Gratitude, iv. 55.

Gunpowder, Guns, &c., the original in-
vention ascribed to the Devil, vi. 478,

Heaven and earth, their final renovation
by fire, xi. 898; xii. 547. After-hap-
piness therein, 463, 549.

Heaven, the joys, &c. of it described, iii.

344; its gate, 501; v. 253. Passage
from thence to the world, iii. 526; its
general creation, 716.

Hell described, i. 60, 228; ii. 587, 618;
its gates, 645; first opened by sin, 871,
(vide SIMILES.)

Hierarchies of heaven, v. 579.
Hinnom, the valley of, i. 399.
HOLY GHOST, its effusion, &c. at the
creation, vii. 195. Descent, &c. on
the apostles, and all baptized, xii. 485.
Promised and given alike to all be-
lievers, xii. 518.
Hymn to light, iii. 1.
ther and Son, 372.

To God the Fa-
On conjugal love,

iv. 750. On the creation, vii. 180, 252,
557, 602.
Hypocrisy, iii. 682.
Hypocrites, iv. 121, 744.

Idolatry, the origin of it, i. 364; of the
post-diluvian world, xii. 115.

Immortality of the soul discussed, x. 782.
Innocence, the state of it described, iv.
312, 492, 738; v. 211, 303, 443; viii.
40, 510.
Invocations, the author's, i. 6; iii. 51;
vii. 1; xi. 20.

Jove, (a fallen angel,) i. 512.
Israelites, their bondage and deliverance
from Egypt, xii. 163; their civil and
sacred economy in the wilderness, 223.
Establishment in Canaan, 260. Rea-
son, use, &c. of their ritual laws, 280.
Government by judges and kings, 315.
Captivity in Babylon, 335. Return
from thence to the birth of the Mes-
siah, &c. 345-359.

Isis, (a fallen angel,) i. 478.
Ithuriel, iv. 788, 810.
Knowledge of good and evil, the tree of
it, iv. 220; ix. 626; ix. 575; vii. 542;
viii. 343: ix. 679, 795, 863.
Knowledge (or opinion), v. 100; vii.
126; viii. 188; xii. 560; viii. 192, (vide
Lethe, ii. 582.

Leviathan, i. 201.

Liberty, with the loss of it, virtue, &c.
degenerates, xi. 797.

Life, the tree of, iv. 218; ix. 69.
Light, hymn to it, iii. 1. The first day's
creation, vii. 243.

Limbo, or fool's Paradise, iii. 495.

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