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" Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 106
by English poets - 1790
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The Poetics of Melancholy in Early Modern England

Douglas Trevor - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 252 pages
...some wide-watered shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or if the air will not permit, Some still removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom. Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth, Or the bellman's drowsy charm, To bless...
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Paradise Lost, 1668-1968: Three Centuries of Commentary

Prof Earl Miner, Earl Roy Miner, William Moeck, Steven Edward Jablonski - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 510 pages
...much like a shade." Or, after all Milton might have taken the hint from his own "II Penseroso" 7980, "where glowing Embers through the room / Teach light to counterfeit a gloom." [N] f Sandys, "Paraphrase of Job," [p.22], "A land where death, confusion, endless night / And horrour...
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas: Easyread Comfort Edition

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 68 pages
...some wide-watered shore, Swinging slow with sullen roar; Or, if the air will not permit, Some still removed place will fit, Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom, Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth, Or the bellman's drowsy charm To bless...
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Willows Are Bending

Jean Phillips - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 158 pages
...and down-to-earth about a cricket's song. Perhaps it's because we associate it with Milton's lines: Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom, Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth. The tall ironweed grows profusely on...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 28 9 Time the subtle thief of youth. "How soon hath time" 1. I (1645) 10 f man, and the same transgressions should be visited with equal severity Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth. "II Penseroso" 1. 79 (1645) lie. 52I...
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