The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

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Hilliard, Gray, 1834

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Page 122 - but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman, but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.' This passage seems to justify the old reading,' God in him,' and rejects Bentley and Pearce's alteration, ' God and him.
Page 135 - With living saphirs ; Hesperus that led eos The starry host rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve: fair consort, th' hour 610 Of night and all things now
Page 14 - to descry new lands, 290 Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps 295 Over the burning
Page 270 - and like folly shows: Authority and reason on her wait, As one intended first, not after made 555 Occasionally; and, to consummate all, Greatness of mind and nobleness their seat Build in her loveliest, and create an awe About her, as a guard angelic plac'd. To whom the angel with contracted brow. 560
Page 136 - Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glist'ring with dew; fragrant the fertile earth
Page 80 - In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight is Through utter and through middle darkness borne, With other notes, than to th' Orphean lyre, I sung of Chaos and eternal Night, Taught by the heav'nly Muse to venture down The dark descent, and up to reascend, 20 Though hard and rare : thee I revisit safe,
Page 20 - Ran purple to the sea, suppos'd with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded: the love-tale Infected Sion's daughters with like heat, Whose wanton passions in the sacred porch Ezekiel saw, when by the vision led 455 His eyes survey'd the dark idolatries Of alienated Judah. Next came one Who mourn'd in earnest, when the captive ark
Page 154 - Awake; the morning shines, and the fresh field 20 Calls us; we lose the prime, to mark how spring Our tended plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Page 221 - Urania, and fit audience find, though few. But drive far off the barbarous dissonance Of Bacchus and his revellers, the race Of that wild rout that tore the Thracian bard In Rhodope, where woods and rocks had ears 35 To rapture, till the savage clamour drown'd Both harp and voice ; nor could the muse defend 35 ears]
Page 312 - Should God create another Eve, and I Another rib afford, yet loss of thee Would never from my heart: no no! I feel The link of nature draw me: flesh of flesh Bone of my bone thou art, and from thy state 915 Mine never shall be parted, bliss or woe.

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