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the Argument / Held me a while misdoubting his Intent"; and then follows this five lines later with a reconsideration beginning "Yet .
This appears to lie behind his "misdoubting" as it is elaborated in the second verse paragraph, where Marvell says that he "did fear" Milton's "success," "Lest he perplext the things he would explain, / And what was easie he should render vain." Both May and Milton are praised for daring to "render" divine "things," and for doing so successfully.
Sodom and Gomorrah rage and are destroyed; Lot's own misdoubting wife perishes as well.