A Day Book of Milton

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Methuen & Company, 1905 - 365 pagina's
 

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Pagina 276 - Piemontese, that roll'd Mother with infant down the rocks. Their moans The vales redoubled to the hills, and they To heaven. Their martyr'd blood and ashes sow O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple Tyrant; that from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
Pagina 157 - appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Or heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, friend, to have lost them
Pagina 362 - but wiped them soon ; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide. They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way. PARADISE LOST, BOOK XII.
Pagina 302 - faithful found; **• Among the faithless, faithful only he ; Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single. PARADISE LOST, BOOK V.
Pagina 326 - replied, and touch'd my trembling ears: " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove ; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heaven expect thy meed.
Pagina 11 - Let there be firmament Amid the waters, and let it divide The waters from the waters !" And God made The firmament, expanse of liquid, pure, Transparent, elemental air, diffused In circuit to the uttermost convex Of this great round : partition firm and sure, The waters underneath from those above Dividing : for as Earth, so he the World Built
Pagina 52 - divine. Speak, ye who best can tell, ye Sons of Light, Angels, for ye behold him, and with songs And choral symphonies, day without night, Circle his throne rejoicing, ye in Heaven ; On Earth join, all ye creatures, to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. PARADISE LOST,
Pagina 178 - NEITHER man nor Angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone, By his permissive will, through Heaven and Earth; And oft, though Wisdom wake, Suspicion sleeps At Wisdom's gate, and to Simplicity Resigns her charge, while Goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems.
Pagina 360 - Time will run back, and fetch the Age of Gold; And speckled Vanity Will sicken soon and die, For, if such holy song Enwrap our fancy long, And leprous Sin will melt from earthly mould ; And Hell itself will pass away, And leave her dolorous mansions to the peering day.
Pagina 276 - redoubled to the hills, and they To heaven. Their martyr'd blood and ashes sow O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple Tyrant; that from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe.

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