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" Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed ; For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace ; He for God only, she for God in him. His fair large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule ; and hyacinthine locks Round... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 66
by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pages
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Temple Bar, Volume 39

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1873
...consequence is, that the only two characters in the poem which awaken our sympathies are Lucifer and Eve: " Not equal, as their sex not equal, seemed; For contemplation...large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule." The line we have italicised carries what Mill called " the subjugation of women " to a point beyond...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - Fall of man - 1754 - 342 pages
...as their fex not equal feemM: For contemplation he, and valor form'd ; For foftnefs she, and fweet attractive grace; He, for God only ; she, for God in him. His fair large front, and eye fublime , declar'd AWolute rule ; and hyacintliin locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Cluftring,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...their fex not equal feem'd; For contemplation he and valor form'd, For foftnefs me and fweet attraftive grace, He for God only, She for God in him : His fair large front and eye fublime declar'd 300 Abfolute rule j and hyacinthin locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 608 pages
...men; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seem'd; 296 For contemplation he and valour fonn'd; For softness she and sweet attractive grace; He for...God in him : His fair large front and eye sublime, declar'd3OO Absolute rule: and hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clust'ring,...
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Élégies de Tibulle, Volume 3

Tibullus - 1798 - 410 pages
...j For comtemplation he , and valour farm'd , For softness she, and sweet attractive grace j He for god only, she for God in him. His fair large front: and rye sublime declar'd Absolute rule j and hyacinthin locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...men; though both 295 Not equal, as their ser not equal seem'd; For contemplation he and valour form'd, For softness she and sweet attractive grace, He for...God in him : His fair large front and eye sublime declar'd 300 Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clust'ring,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 600 pages
...severe and pure; Severe, but in true filial freedom plac'd : For contemplation he and valour form'd, For softness she and sweet attractive grace; He for...God in him. His fair large front, and eye sublime, declar'd Absolute rule; and hyacinthin locks Round from bis parted forelock manly hung VOL. XI. 6 Clust'ring,...
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The wanderer: or, A collection of original tales and essays, Volume 2

Charles Fothergill (of Salisbury.) - 1803 - 346 pages
...pure, " (Severe, but in true filial freedom plac'd) •' Whence true authority in men; though both " Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; " For contemplation he, and valor formed, *' For softness she, and sweet attractive grace, " He for God only, she for God in him:...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 394 pages
...severe and pure ; Severe, but in true filial freedom plac'd : For contemplation he and valour form'd, For softness she and sweet attractive grace ; He for...God in him. His fair large front, and eye sublime declar'd Absolute rule; and hyacinthin locks Round fiom his parted forelock manVy Clust'ring, but not...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...men ; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seem'd ; For contemplation he and valour form'd ; For softness she and sweet attractive grace ; He for...God in him : His fair large front and eye sublime declar'd Absolute rule; and hyacinthiue locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clustering,...
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