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" They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms: Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; The world was all before... "
Paradise Lost - Page 296
by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pages
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Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress: John Cornelius Stennis, 1901-1995 ...

Legislators - 1996 - 141 pages
...breath of life, and the man became a living soul." God then gave Adam a helpmate, Eve, and from [8] They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld of...by that flaming brand; the gate with dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; the world was all before...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 332 pages
...scene that presents itself on their looking behind them. They, looking back, all th' eastern cliff beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved...gate With dreadful faces throng'd and fiery arms. To which the last verses form the most striking contrast that can be imagined. Some natural tears they...
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The Power of Sympathy and the Coquette

William Wells Brown, Hannah Webster Foster - Fiction - 1996 - 362 pages
...Eden: "They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld / Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, / Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the Gate / With dreadful...throng'd and fiery arms. / Some natural tears they dropped, but wip'd them soon; / The world was all before them, where to choose / Their place of rest,...
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Poets on Poets

Nick Rennison, Michael Schmidt - Poetry - 1997 - 508 pages
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Chambers Dictionary of Quotations

Alison Jones, Stephanie Pickering, Megan Thomson - Reference - 1996 - 1542 pages
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Keats's Paradise Lost

John Keats, Beth Lau - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 246 pages
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Virgil's Experience: Nature and History, Times, Names, and Places

Richard Jenkyns - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 736 pages
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Paradise Lost in Short: Smith, Stillingfleet, and the Transformation of Epic

Kay Gilliland Stevenson, Margaret Seares, John Christopher Smith - Music - 1998 - 195 pages
...lines describing Adam and Eve beginning a new life: The World was All before them, where to choose Their place of Rest, and Providence their guide: They...steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. (12.646-49) In the eighteenth century, this passage was much discussed. Addison proposed amelioration...
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The Complete Poems

John Milton - Poetry - 1999 - 1024 pages
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