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" Or let my lamp at midnight hour Be seen in some high lonely tower, Where I may oft out-watch the Bear With thrice-great Hermes, or unsphere The spirit of Plato, to unfold What worlds or what vast regions hold The immortal mind that hath forsook Her mansion... "
Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative - Page 338
by Nathan Drake - 1800
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...bellman's drowsy charm, To bless the doors from nightly harm ; Or let my lamp at midnight hour Be seen in some high, lonely tower, Where I may oft outwatch...that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook : And of those Demons that are found In fire, air, flood, or under ground, Whose power hath a true...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 pages
...lonely tow'r, Where I may oft out- watch the Bear, With thrice-great Hermes, or unsphere The spirit Plato, to unfold What worlds, or what vast regions,...that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook .\ And of those demons that are found In fire, air, flood, or under ground, Whose power hath a true...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 pages
...the doors from nightly harm. Or let my lamp at midnight hour, Be seen in some high lonely tower,14 Where I may oft out-watch the Bear With thrice-great...Hermes, or unsphere The spirit of Plato, to unfold The immortal mind, that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook: And of those demons that are...
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Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico

Jean Franco - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 235 pages
...freed from "self." In Protestant England, John Milton would describe a similar process of abstraction: What Worlds, or what vast regions hold The Immortal mind that hath foresook Her mansion in this fleshly nook.35 For Sor Juana's soul this liberation is fleeting. The...
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Builders of My Soul: Greek and Roman Themes in Yeats

Brian Arkins - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 241 pages
...himself in section II with the Platonist of Milton's II Penseroso, who could at midnight hour, Be seen in some high lonely tower, Where I may oft outwatch the Bear, With thrice great Hermes, or unsphere The spirit of Plato. But it is clear from the poem's concluding lines...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 306 pages
...midnight hour, Be seen in some high lonely Tow'r, Where I may oft outwatch the Bear, With thrice great Hermes, or unsphere The spirit of Plato to unfold...that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook. (lines 85 91) Rapidly we move on to 'Gorgeous Tragedy' (line 97), 'the tale of Troy divine' (line 100)...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...hour, Be seen in some high lonely tower, Where I may oft outwatch the Bear, With thrice great Hermes,69 or unsphere The spirit of Plato, to unfold What worlds or what vast regions hold 90 The immortal mind that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook; And of those demons that are...
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Darke Hierogliphicks: Alchemy in English Literature from Chaucer to the ...

Stanton J. Linden - Literary Criticism - 373 pages
...the image and example of Hermes Trismegistus and platonic tradition as means to prophetic revelation: to unfold What Worlds, or what vast Regions hold The...that hath forsook Her mansion in this fleshly nook: And of those Daemons that are found In fire, air, flood, or underground, Whose power hath a true consent...
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Yeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism

William Butler Yeats - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 518 pages
...Milton ( 1608-1674) features a seholar who aspires to work in "some high lonely tower" where he can "unsphere / The spirit of Plato, to unfold / What...or what vast regions hold / The immortal mind that has forsook / Her mansion in this fleshlv nook." In this tumultuous spot, Where through long wars and...
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The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age, Volume 7

Frances Amelia Yates - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1999 - 217 pages
...and in her soaring visions she escapes from the senses: Or let my lamp at midnight hour Be seen in some high lonely tower, Where I may oft outwatch the Bear, With thrice great Hermes, or unsphere The spirit of Plato to unfold What worlds or what vast regions hold...
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