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" Old Law did save, And such as yet once more I trust to have Full sight of her in Heaven without restraint, Came vested all in white, pure as her mind. Her face was veiled ; yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear... "
John Milton: His Life and Times, Religious and Political Opinions: With an ... - Page 164
by Joseph Ivimey - 1833 - 397 pages
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Gravelight

Marion Zimmer Bradley - Fiction - 1998 - 352 pages
...Brought to me like A lces t is from the grave. Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined. But 0 as to embrace me she inclined, I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night. —JOHN MILTON THE HEAVILY LADEN WINNEBAGO MOTOR HOME HAD left Glastonbury, New York at dawn, its destination...
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Saints

Orson Scott Card - Fiction - 2001 - 608 pages
...between her hands and kissed him. "Oh, thank God, I've found you." And now he saw her, and smiled. "She came vested all in white, pure as her mind. Her face...shined so clear, as in no face with more delight." Then he wept. He walked only stiffly, but with Dinah's cloak wrapped around him he began to recover...
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Creative Negativity: Four Victorian Exemplars of the Female Quest

Carol Hanbery MacKay - Social Science - 2001 - 275 pages
...first line of John Milton's sonnet entitled "On his Deceased Wife" (1658). Its final couplet reads, "But oh! as to embrace me she inclined, /I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night." In this respect, Mike Weaver has postulated, "[F]ar from accepting the ruthless dichotomy between divine...
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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
...sight, Love, sweetness, goodness in her person shined So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O as to embrace me she inclined I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night. Central to my argument and to my understanding of its impact on Shelley is the idea that this sonnet...
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Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Essays by Contemporary Poets on the Early ...

Jonathan F. S. Post - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 300 pages
...woman with a veil, at least in the diction, which reaches its climax at its simplest and most moving: Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight, Love,...shined So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O as to embrace me she inclined I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night. The metaphor is not...
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Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Essays by Contemporary Poets on the Early ...

Jonathan F. S. Post - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 300 pages
...woman with a veil, at least in the diction, which reaches its climax at its simplest and most moving: Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness in her person shincd So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O as to embrace me she inclined I waked, she...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...restraint, Came vested all in white, pure as her mind:0 Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight,0 10 Love, sweetness, goodness in her person shined So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O as to embrace me she inclined0 I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night. (83) The Fifth Ode...
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Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and Soldiers in Context: A Critical Study

Donald T. Blume - History - 2004 - 400 pages
...late espoused saint brought to me, like Alcestis, from the grave;" and it ends with telling how she Came vested all in white, pure as her mind; Her face...I waked; she fled; and day brought back my night! The dying poet, Heinrich Heine, lay paralyzed, blind and bedridden in an obscure lodging of the rue...
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Derrida and Religion: Other Testaments

Professor of Biblical Cultures and Politics Yvonne Sherwood, Yvonne Sherwood, Kevin Hart, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Kevin Hart - Religion - 2005 - 424 pages
...did save, And such, as yet once more I trust to have Full sight of her in heaven without restraint, Came vested all in white, pure as her mind: Her face...shined So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O as to embrace me she inclined I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night.3 Milton wrote this...
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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

Ambrose Bierce - Fiction - 2004 - 222 pages
...late espoused saint brought to me, like Alcestis, from the grave;" and it ends with telling how she Came vested all in white, pure as her mind; Her face...shined So clear, as in no face with more delight. I waked; she fled; and day brought back my night! The dying poet, Heinrich Heine, lay paralyzed, blind...
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