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" BEFORE the starry threshold of Jove's court /My mansion is, where those immortal shapes Of bright aerial spirits live insphered In regions mild of calm and serene air, Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call Earth... "
Milton's Legacy - Page 126
edited by - 2005 - 257 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1802
...is reasonably clqse, and, by a huje paraphrastic . • '• assistance, tolerably intelligible : " Before the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is, where those immortal shapes Of bright aereal spirits live inspher'd, In regions mild of calm and serene air, Above the smoke and stir of...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...The Lady ALICE Nij The first SCENE discovers a wild wood. The attendent SPIRIT descends or enters. BEFORE the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion...serene air, Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot, 5 Which men call Earth, and with low thoughted care Confin'd, and pester'd in this pin-fold here, Strive...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1802
...lines, which Miltoa erased from the opening speech. They originally followed the fourth line. Beyond the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is,...those immortal shapes Of bright aerial spirits live insphered In regions mild of calm and serene air. ' Amidst th" Hesperian gardens, on whose banks Bedew'd...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 34

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1802
...lines, which Milton erased from the opening speech. They originally followed the fourth line. Beyond the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is,...those immortal shapes Of bright aerial spirits live insphqred In regions mild of calm and serene air. 4 Amidst th' Hesperian gardens, on whose banks Bedew'd...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 38

1802
...opening is reasonably close, and, by a little paraphrastic assistance, tolerably intelligible : ' Before the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is, where those immortal shapes Of bright ac'real spirits live inspher'd, In regions mild of calm and serene air, Above the smoke-and stir of...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1803
...of religious enthusiasm, but which in truth raised the minds of both to a kind of happy residence " In regions mild, of calm, and serene air, " Above the smoke and stir of i/iis dim spot, " Which men call Earth" a peculiar character has been derived to the poetry of them...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...heav'n my following song pursues, Aerial honey, and ambrosial dews. Dryitn. 5. Inhabiting the air. • Where those immortal shapes Of bright aerial spirits live inspher'd, In regions mild of calm and seieue air. Par. Reg. Aerial animals may be subdivided into birds and flies. Lode. 4. Placed in the...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ..., Volume 4

William Cowper - 1806
...religious enthusiasm, but which in truth raised the minds of both to a kind of happy residence ' .r " In regions mild, of calm, and serene air, . " Above the smoke and stir of tbis dim spot, ," Which men call earth," i ••• -\ . : a peculiar character has been derived to...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...EGERTON. rhtjirst Scene discovers a wild wood. — The attendant SPIRIT dccends or enters. ' 'E FORE the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is, where those immortal shape* Of bright aerial spirits live inspher'd ID regions mild of clam and serene air, Above the smoke...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...Alice Egerton. COMU S. The first Scene discovers a wild Wood. The Attendant Spirit descends or enters. BEFORE the starry threshold of Jove's court My mansion is, where those immortal shapes Of hright aerial spirits liveinspher'd In regions mild of calm and serene air Ahove the smeke and stir...
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