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" Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. "
Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 169
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1881
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 464 pages
...words with which Milton, in the second sonnet to Cyriack Skinner, speaks of the loss of his eyes: Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? The conscience, friend, to have lost...
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 255 pages
...appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? In liberty's defense, my noble task,...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...thus with self-pity. His words were plainly a reflection of Skinner's attitude. As for his own: Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. He can be brief about it — even whimsical, with imagery borrowed...
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Early Modern Liberalism

Annabel Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - History - 1997 - 314 pages
...of blemish or of spot; Bereft of light thir seeing have forgot, . . . Yet I argue not Against heavns hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me dost thou ask? The conscience, Friend, to have lost...
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The Female Sublime from Milton to Swinburne: Bearing Blindness

Catherine Maxwell, Professor of Victorian Literature Catherine Maxwell - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 279 pages
...or, to quote Milton in a moving sonnet which Arnold perhaps echoes, a period when I argue not Agamst heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still hear up and steer Right onward. ('To Mr Cyriack Skinner upon his Blindness', 6-9)-' Milton, the blind...
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Cognitive Stylistics: Language and Cognition in Text Analysis

Elena Semino, Jonathan Culpeper - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 333 pages
...appear Of Sun or Moon or Starr throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against heav'ns hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? The conscience, Friend, to have lost...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...orbs doth sight appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not0 Against heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer0 Right onward. What supports me dost thou ask? The conscience, friend, to have lost...
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Literature, Culture and Society

Andrew Milner - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 336 pages
...appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Of man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? The conscience, friend, to have lost...
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Between Two Pillars: The Hero's Plight in Samson Agonistes and Paradise Regained

Joseph Gerson Mayer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 266 pages
...commonplace; his tone is hearty, not reflective. This is the public persona. Yet 1 argue not Against heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward.... The expressions "bate a jot," "bear up," seem to roll off the tongue...
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The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett: A Reader's Guide to His Works, Life ...

Chris Ackerley, C. J. Ackerley, S. E. Gontarski - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 686 pages
..."Fifty two point two eight . . ." (34—35). Compare Milton's second sonnet to Cyriack Skinner: "Yet I argue not / Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot / Of heart and hope." 24. die Merde hat mich wieder: compare Goethe's "die Erde hat mich wieder" ("the earth has...
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