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" Milton's strong pinion now not Heav'n can bound, Now, serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the ground. In quibbles Angel and Archangel join, And God the Father turns a School-divine. Not that I'd lop the beauties from his book, Like slashing Bentley with... "
The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ... - Page 378
by James Henry Monk - 1833 - 2 pages
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1909 - 1104 pages
...dissatisfaction on the mind." Pope wrote, — Milton's strong pinion now not heaven can bound, Now, serpent-Tike, in prose he sweeps the ground ; In quibbles angel...archangel join. And God the Father turns a school divine. But, as Coleridge said, Pope was hardly the man to criticise Milton. Nor was Voltaire, who in "Candide"...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...Milton's strong pinion now nut Heav'n can bound, Now, serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the ground. ioo 5 School-divine. X<it that I 'd lop the beauties from his book, Like slashing Bentley with his desp'rute...
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The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Coventry Patmore - English essays - 1917 - 500 pages
...India by Bacchus might afford scope for a very brilliant poem of the fancy and the understanding. 1 Milton's strong pinion now not Heav'n can bound, Now,...archangel join, And God the Father turns a school divine. HOB. bk. ir, Ep. i, v. 99. It is not that the German can express external imagery more fully than English...
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The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Coventry Patmore - English essays - 1917 - 500 pages
...India by Bacchus might afford scope for a very brilliant poem of the fancy and the understanding. i Milton's strong pinion now not Heav'n can bound, Now,...archangel join, And God the Father turns a school divine. It is not that the German can express external imagery more fully than English ; but that it can flash...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...affects the obsolete, And Sidney's verse halts ill on Roman feet: Milton's strong pinion now not heaven can bound, Now serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the...angel and archangel join, And God the Father turns a school-divine. Not that I'd lop the beauties from his book, Like slashing Bentley with his desperate...
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Collected Papers: Historical, Literary, Travel and Miscellaneous, Volume 4

Sir Adolphus William Ward - Europe - 1921
...See the Monthly Review, vol. xi.ix. pp. 241 seqq. (October, 1773). The Reviewer remembered Pope's: " In Quibbles Angel and Archangel join, And God the Father turns a School-divine." 2 See the lines To the Memory of the late ingenious Dr Byrom, cited from Whitworth's...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry, Volume 1

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...poetry_(see Abbott's ConcordancebJhe^ best-known pas^Sffl bting-m'nts /Milton's strong pinion now not Heaven can bound, Now, serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the...angel and archangel join, And God the Father turns a school-divine. There are also references to Milton in Windsor Forest, 7-10, the Epistle to Arbuthnot,...
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John Milton: Introductions

John Broadbent, Roy Daniells - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 343 pages
...Horace (1737) encapsulate mockingly Milton's Satanic presumption: Milton's strong pinion now not heaven can bound, Now serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the...angel and archangel join, And God the Father turns a school-divine. 11 i 99 (It should perhaps be mentioned here too that Dryden had supported Satan as...
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Milton Re-viewed: Ten Essays

Edward Le Comte - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 148 pages
...defects among the "beauties." Did not Pope himself, who yielded to none in loving imitation, complain: "In quibbles Angel and Archangel join, / And God the Father turns a School-divine" ("First Epistle of the Second Book of Horace," 1l. 101-102). Voltaire praised much in...
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Political Judgment: Structure and Process

Milton Lodge, Kathleen M. McGraw - Political Science - 1995 - 313 pages
...feet' . . . (98) 'ignave' ('plain dull'): Now serpent-like, in prose he sweeps the ground, In Quihhles, Angel and Archangel join, And God the Father turns a School- Divine. (100-2) The first half of Horace's point ahout the poems of Livius hecomes sharp contemporary allusion,...
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