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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, Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth, Or the bellman's... "
Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ... - Page 124
by E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...farm-house, where the winds passed through, and the rains lodged, often taking refuge in his own kitchen — Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth ! In a letter t of the disconsolate founder of landscapegardening, our author paints his situation...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...where the winds passed through, and the rains lodged, often taking refuge in his own kitchen — > Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth ! In a letter t of the disconsolate founder of landscapegardening, our author paints his situation...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...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 drowsie charm, To bless the dores from nightly harm. Or let my lamp at midnight hour, Be...
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Du Fu's Laments from the South

David R. Mc Craw - Fiction - 1992 - 271 pages
...anticipates poems 109-110.) Faint consolation for a mood as gloomy as that in Milton's "II Penseroso": Or let my lamp at midnight hour, Be seen in some high lonely Tower, Where I may oft outwatch the Bear . . . Du Fu's poem is distinguished by a consummate...
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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
...and poetic creation, and a creation linked with mystical divinatory understanding, prophetic powers: Or let my Lamp at 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...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth, Or the bellman's drowsy charm To bless the doors from nighdy harm. 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,69 or unsphere The spirit...
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The Guide to Amateur Astronomy

Jack Newton, Philip Teece - Nature - 1995 - 335 pages
...vivacious and gregarious, the other thoughtful and generally solitary. Of Penseroso, Milton wrote '. . . Or let my lamp at midnight hour/ Be seen in some high lonely tower/ Where I may oft outwatch the Bear'. If we think of the lamp as turned on to adjust the...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 284 pages
...by embodying "good" art, the "right" use of the imagination. II Penseroso's Platonism, for example, ("Or let my Lamp at midnight hour, / Be seen in some high lonely Tow'r I ... I The spirit of Plato to unfold" [85-86, 89]) starkly contrasts with L'Allegro's...
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Insect Musicians & Cricket Champions: A Cultural History of Singing Insects ...

Lisa Gail Ryan - Social Science - 1996 - 72 pages
...of the fireside whose note is so suggestive of cozy comfort. Milton (// Penseroso, 81) has the line: Far from all resort of mirth Save the cricket on the hearth. On the other hand, the tunes of the hidden melodist were regarded by many persons with superstition...
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Erzählte Räume: Studien zur Phänomenologie der epischen Geschehensumwelt

Dietrich Jäger - American fiction - 1998 - 325 pages
...still removed place will fit, Where glowing Embers through the room Teach light to counterfait a gloom, Far from all resort of mirth, Save the Cricket on the hearth, Or the Belmans drousie charm, To bless the dores from nightly harm ... Einen gewichtigen Abschnitt in "L'Allegro"...
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