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" With lust and violence the house of God? In courts and palaces he also reigns, And in luxurious cities, where the noise Of riot ascends above their loftiest towers, And injury, and outrage: And when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons... "
Paradise Lost - Page 70
by John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
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Paul the Preacher: Or, A Popular and Practical Exposition of His Discources ...

John Eadie - Bible - 1859 - 474 pages
...character, modesty, health, and happiness being all forfeited by criminal indulgences : for, when night " Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine ; " and the " lips of the strange woman," who prowls about, " drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is...
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John Milton's Aristocratic Entertainments

Cedric C. Brown, Cedric D. Brown, Emeritus Professor of English Cedric C Brown - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 240 pages
...Cities, where the noyse Of riot ascends about thir loftiest Towrs, And injury and outrage: And when Night Darkens the Streets, then wander forth the Sons Of...the Streets of Sodom, and that night In Gibeah, when th'hospitable door Expos'da Matron to avoid worse rape.18 (PL 1.497-505) That is the updated luxury,...
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All the Women of the Bible: The Life and Times of All the Women of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1988 - 324 pages
...last agony of appeal. John Milton describes the corruption of Gibeah that fearful night — When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of...hospitable door Exposed a matron to avoid worse rape. FOUR HUNDRED VIRGINS OF JABESH-GILEAD Judges 21 Eleven tribes of Israel judged that the tribe of Benjamin...
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Stephen Leacock: Humour and Humanity

Gerald Lynch - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 228 pages
...dusk" (AA, 308); and appropriately so, for, as Milton writes of the lewd Sons of Belial, "when Night / Darkens the Streets, then wander forth the Sons / Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine (1.500-3). The celebration at the Mausoleum Club continues "all night long" (AA, 309). Of all the self-enriching...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 414 pages
...as butchers in Chicago handle hogs. RB Cunningham-Grahame (1852-1936) British author And when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. John Milton (1608-1674) English poet I was a modest, good-humoured boy. It is Oxford that has made...
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Practicing Theory and Reading Literature: An Introduction

Raman Selden - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 222 pages
...where the noise Of riot ascends above their loftiest towers, And injury and outrage; and when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. (1.490-2,497-502) Professor Rajan points out (see Alastair Fowler's edition, 1.490-3, note) that Belial...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1214 pages
...in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 1, ed. by Roy P. Basler, 1953). 17 And when night. , BriUsh author. Edward Wyndhan Tennanl: A Memoir, ch. 5 (1919). 7 A cheque JOHN MILTON (1 608-74), English poel. Paradise Lost, bk. I . 1 8 For art to exist, tor any sort of...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 666 pages
...The Rubaiyat Khayyam, st. 74, trans, by Edward FitzGerald, fourth edition (1879). 17 And when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. JOHN MlLTON, (1608-1674) British poet. Paradise Lost, bk. 1, 1. 500-2 (1667). 18 Candy Is dandy But...
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Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve - History - 1998 - 456 pages
...distinguished for his technical innovations and the excellence of his drawing. o i 3. "When night / Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons / Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine." Milton, Paradise Lost, 1:50o. 14. "Golden Arm," the Latin name made up for Gildersleeve by Johannes...
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Minding the Darkness: A Poem for the Year 2000

Peter Dale Scott - Poetry - 2000 - 276 pages
...Indonesias one murderous one tolerant (where we see a mirror of the two Americas) being also our own Ill.xi That night in Gibeah when the hospitable door exposed a matron to avoid worse rape Worse rape? I would ask the class no one ever knew the story the traveling Levite and his concubine...
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