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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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The Indicator, and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1834
...conceit in poetry, is that termination of Milton's sonnet on dreaming of his deceased wife, — But O, as to embrace me she inclined, I waked ; she fled ; and day brought back my night. It is strange that so good and cordial a critic as Warton should think this a mere conceit on his blindness....
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Harriet Martineau - Education - 1836
...than in common cases. There r -•• is exquisite truth in Milton's vision of his deceased wife who " 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." No incident...
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Miscellanies, Volume 2

Harriet Martineau - 1836
...exquisite truth in Milton's vision of his deceased wife who " Came rested all in white, pure as her miud 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." No incident could...
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Harriet Martineau - Education - 1836
...remarkably than in common cases. There is exquisite truth in Milton's vision of his deceased wife who " Came vested all in white, pure as her mind Her face was veiled, yet to rny fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shincil So clear as in no face with more...
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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - Biography - 1838 - 300 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 was veil'd, yet to my fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear, as in no...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...did save, And such, as yet once more I trust to have Full sight of her in Heav'n without restraint, Came, vested all in white, pure as her mind : Her face was veil'd, yet to my fancied sight 10 Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shin'd So clear, as in...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1841 - 266 pages
...did save And such, as yet I trust once more to have Full sight of her in heaven without restraint, Came, vested all in white, pure as her mind : Her...inclined, I waked, she fled, and day brought back my night !" But the idea is common among the poets. Campbell describes the imagination of the weary soldier,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 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 was veil'd, yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person sinned So clear, as in no...
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Chapters on the Poets of Ancient Greece

Henry Alford - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1841 - 263 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 was veil'd : yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear, as in no...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...mind : Her fuce was veil'd; yet, to my fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person sinned So clear, as in no face with more delight: But, oh ! as to embrace me she inclined, I woke—she fled—and day brought back my night." There is nothing more tender and delicate in all...
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