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" Those other two, equalled with me in fate So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,... "
Paradise Lost - Page 69
by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pages
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Reading Paradise Lost

Robert Crosman - Fall of man in literature - 1980 - 288 pages
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Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance Pastoral

Richard Mallette - Poetry - 1981 - 224 pages
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Inspiration in Milton and Keats

Meg Harris Williams - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) - 1982 - 232 pages
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Studi di letteratura e di linguistica, Volume 1

Linguistics - 1982 - 168 pages
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英詩と日本詩人

佐藤勇夫 - English poetry - 1983 - 548 pages
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan, John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 372 pages
...equall'd with me in Fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus Prophets old. Then feed on...and in shadiest Covert hid Tunes her nocturnal Note. (21-40) The blindness of three of the poets and prophets listed was a punishment from the gods. Are...
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Collected Prose

Professor James Wright - Poetry - 1983 - 356 pages
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Collected Prose

Professor James Wright - Poetry - 1983 - 334 pages
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 207 pages
...the bird and blind bard — he fuses them in a single simile: Then feed on thoughts, that voluntarie move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful Bird Sings...and in shadiest Covert hid Tunes her nocturnal Note. (Ill, 37-40) When the speaker as blind poet compares himself here to a bird whose song rises in the...
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Six Centuries of Verse

American poetry - 1984 - 312 pages
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