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" Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 138
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...harmonies 1 Comus. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine inchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled ! I have oft heard My mother Circe...
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The greatest of literary problems: the authorship of the Shakespeare works ...

James Phinney Baxter - Drama - 1915 - 685 pages
...the following: — Can any mortal mixture of Earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled! I oft have heard My mother Circe...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...music, with his characteristic mutation into sensuous imagery, as of someone's hair being stroked: How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night At every fall smoothing the Raven doune Of darkness till it smil'd . . . [249-52] And from here we...
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Words That Taste Good: More Than 600 Short, Sharp, Sparkling Bits of Poetry

Bill Moore - Poetry - 1987 - 175 pages
...the wind-grieved Appenine. At the foot of your rotten-runged, rat-riddled stairs. Milton did it, too: How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night. Charles Kingsley: The night -rack came rolling up, ragged and brown. Thomas Hardy once more: Your face,...
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The Origins of European Thought: About the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the ...

Richard Broxton Onians, R. B. Onians - History - 1988 - 602 pages
...ff.) marvels at the Lady's song, at that in her which can 'Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast And with...moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence'. 1 IL n, 213. * See eg //. I, 541-50; Od. xv, 445. * P. 14. 4 Malinowski, Argonauts of the Western Pacific,...
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Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe: Institutions, Texts, Images

James Turner - Art - 1993 - 345 pages
...hand, Comus can imagine the Lady residing within her body as a person within a house: Sure somthing holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testifie his hidd'n residence. (lines 246-8) But the emblematic function of the Lady's virginity depends...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...harmonies! COMUS Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. How sweedy did they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 At every fall...
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Intimate Relations: The Natural History of Desire

Liam Hudson, Bernadine Jacot - Psychology - 1995 - 147 pages
...somthing holy lodges in that brest, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testifie his hidd'n residence; How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night At every fall smoothing the Raven doune Of darkncs till it smil'd . . . Meanwhile, her elder brother,...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...a lyric strain: Can any mortal mixture of earth's mold Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence through the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled . . . Lorenzo to Jessica, Romeo to...
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The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque

David Bevington, Peter Holbrook - Drama - 1998 - 335 pages
...'Sweet Echo' he says: Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence; (lines 243-7) The Lady's singing is compared to that of his mother Circe and the sirens, which itself...
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