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" then, began to be, When the first seeds whereof the world did spring; The Fire, Air, Earth, and Water did agree By LOVE'S persuasion (Nature's mighty King) To leave their first disordered combating ; And, in a dance, such Measure to observe, As all the... "
Some Longer Elizabethan Poems - Page 9
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The Philosophy of the Beautiful ...

William Angus Knight - Aesthetics - 1893
...having more than suggested a verse to ST Coleridge, in his Ancient Mariner. 17 Dauncing (bright Lady 2 ) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the world did spring, The fire, ayre, earth, and water did agree 1 Winter's Tale, Act IV. Scene iii. 2 The edition of 1596 was dedicated...
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The philosophy of the beautiful, Volume 2

William Angus Knight - Aesthetics - 1893
...having more than suggested a verse to ST Coleridge, in his Ancient Mariner. 17 Dauncing (bright Lady 2 ) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the world did spring, The fire, ayre, earth, and water did agree 1 Winter's Tale, Act IV. Scene iii. 2 The edition of 1596 was dedicated...
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Conferences on books & men

Henry Charles Beeching - Essays - 1900 - 299 pages
...world, and, so far from being disorderly, is itself the very principle of order. Dancing, bright lady, then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...observe, As all the world their motion should preserve. Since when, they still are carried in a round And changing come one in another's place ; Yet do they...
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909
...dancing is a frenzy and a rage, First known and used in this new-fangled age? "Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the world did springó 65 The fire, air, earth, and wateródid agree By Love's persuasion, Nature's mighty king, To leave...
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Thinking about Music: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Music

Lewis Rowell - Music - 1984 - 288 pages
...surrounded by dancing courtiers. Two stanzas will illustrate Davies's imagery:' 8 Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, nature's mighty king, To leave their first disorder'd combating And in a dance such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve....
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Shakespeare's Theatre

Peter Thomson - Performing Arts - 1992 - 199 pages
...By Loves perswasion, Natures mighty King, To leave their first disordered combating; And in a daunce such measure to observe, As all the world their motion should preserve. Queen Elizabeth was fond of dancing galliards well into her middle age, but it was presumably in the...
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Courtly Dance of the Renaissance: A New Translation and Edition of the ...

Fabritio Caroso - Music - 1995 - 408 pages
...neo-Platonism that found vivid expression in the prose and poetry of the time: Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, nature's mighty king, To leave their first disorder'd combating And in a dance such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve....
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The Politics of Courtly Dancing in Early Modern England

Skiles Howard - History - 1998 - 222 pages
...which dancing begins as an elemental truce negotiated under Love's auspices: 67 Dancing (bright Lady) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...observe As all the world their motion should preserve. (Stanza 17) The emergence of the world from chaos occurs when Love, the dancing-master, persuades the...
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Imagination and the Arts in C. S. Lewis: Journeying to Narnia and Other Worlds

Peter J. Schakel - Art - 2002 - 232 pages
...By Loves perswasion, Natures mighty King, To leave their first disordred combating; And in a daunce such measure to observe, As all the world their motion should preserve. Since when they still are carried in a round, And changing come one in anothers place, Yet doe they...
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Authorial Conquests: Essays on Genre in the Writings of Margaret Cavendish

Line Cottegnies, Nancy Weitz - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 238 pages
...Loves perswasion, Natures mighty King, To leave their first disordred [sic] combating; And in a daunce such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve. 22 The notion, used by Davies here, of the various and conflicting elements combining and recombining...
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