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" For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace; He for God only, she for God in him. "
The Spectator: no. 252-321; Dec. 19, 1711-Mar. 8, 1712 - Page 374
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...1. 285-292) 72 Whence true authority in men: though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; s poor rhyme, While he insults o'er dull and speechless...And thou in this shall find thy monument, When ty in him. (Bk. IV, 1. 295-299) 73 She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses...
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 255 pages
...authority in men; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valor formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace;...hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clust'ring, but not beneath his shoulders broad: She as a veil down to the slender waist Her unadorned...
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Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe: Institutions, Texts, Images

James Turner, Professor of English James Grantham Turner - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 345 pages
...attractive Grace, Hee for God only, shee for God in him: His fair large Front and Eye sublime declar'd Absolute rule; and Hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clust'ring, but not beneath his shoulders broad. (4:295-303) In this passage, physiology becomes ideology....
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Evolution and Literary Theory

Joseph Carroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 518 pages
...authority in men; though both Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valor formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace,...large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule. Milton's humans are a hybrid race, part divine and part fleshly clay. As in Plato, the divine elements...
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A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life

J. I. Packer - Religion - 1994 - 367 pages
...such love can bring. Here, first, is the differentiation: Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed; For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness...sweet attractive grace, He for God only, she for God in him. Now the invocation: Hail wedded love, mysterious law, true source Of human offspring, sole...
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Elizabethan Essays

Patrick Collinson - History - 1994 - 265 pages
...Elizabeth Bowes, it appears to provide a perfect illustration for Milton's profoundly sexist lines: He for God only, she for God in him; His fair large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule. I n most of the transactions we have observed, the man stands between the woman and God, interprets,...
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Natural Masques: Gender and Identity in Fielding's Plays and Novels

Jill Campbell - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 324 pages
...attractive Grace, Hee for God only, shee for God in him: His fair large Front and Eye sublime declar'd Absolute rule; and Hyacinthine Locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clust'ring, but not beneath his shoulders broad: Shee as a veil down to the slender waist Her unadorned...
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Arenas of Conflict: Milton and the Unfettered Mind

Kristin Pruitt McColgan, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 290 pages
...Eve's appearance in the garden as follows: "though both, Not equal, as their sex not equal seem [sic]; For contemplation, he, and valour formed; For softness,...large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule. She for God in him!" Idolatrous nonsense! which cannot be surpassed by his holiness the Pope. 15 sees...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...flower by gloomy Dis Was gathered, which cost Ceres all that pain. 7594 Paradise Lost For contemplatlon he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive...large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule. 7595 Paradise Lost And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded with coy submission, modest pride....
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The Guide to Literary Terms

Gail Rae - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 128 pages
...or "to set against." In Milton's Paradise Lost (1667), Adam and Eve are described using antitheses: For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness...sweet attractive grace; He for God only, she for God in him. Book V, lines 297 -299 see: epigram, figure of speech, oxymoron Aphorism - a brief, pithy,...
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