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" Hell, Earth, Chaos, all; the argument Held me a while misdoubting his intent, That he would ruin (for I saw him strong) The sacred truths to fable and old song (So... "
Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ... - Page 187
by James Peller Malcolm - 1811 - 576 pages
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...1. 32. bergamot = a fine type of pear, also known as a "prmce's pear" ON MR. MILTON'S PARADlSE LOST When I beheld the poet blind, yet bold, In slender book his vast design unfold: Messiah crowned, God's reconciled decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree, Heaven, Hell, Earth, Chaos,...
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Stoicism, Politics and Literature in the Age of Milton: War and Peace Reconciled

Andrew Shifflett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 174 pages
...follows the outlines of Jonson's skeptical sequence in the first eleven lines of "On Paradise Lost": When I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold, In slender Book his vast Design unfold, Messiah Crown'd, Gods Rcconcil'd Decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree, Heav'n, Hell, Earth, Chaos, All; the...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...rather than rhyming couplets, which were the fashionable form; Marvell alludes to this in 11. 45-54. When I beheld the poet blind, yet bold, In slender book his vast design unfold, Messiah crowned, God's reconciled decree,* Rebelling angels, the forbidden tree, Heaven, hell, earth, chaos,...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - Literary Collections - 2004 - 136 pages
...contemporary, the poet Andrew Marvell, was struck by the sheer audacity and boldness of Paradise Lost: When I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold, In slender Book his vast Design unfold, Messiah Crown 'd, God's Reconcil'd Decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree Heav'n. Hell, Earth, Chaos....
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Literature and Dissent in Milton's England

Sharon Achinstein - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 302 pages
...then, he goes on to investigate Milton's epic task of rendering God's totality: "Messiah Crown 'd, God's Reconcil'd Decree,/ Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree,/ Heav'n, Hell, Earth, Chaos, All." Milton's mode - perhaps his "Mar-All" - indeed dares to compete with God for the title of supreme being....
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A New Handbook of Literary Terms

David Mikics - Reference - 2008 - 368 pages
...Consider Andrew Marvell's summary of the subject of Paradise Lost (1667), by his friend John Milton: When I beheld the poet blind, yet bold, In slender book his vast design unfold, Messiah crowned, God's reconciled decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree, Heaven, Hell, Earth, Chaos,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1839
...quicunque leget tantum cecinisse putabit Maeonidem ranas, Virgilium culices. SB, MD ON PARADISE LOST. WHEN I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold, In slender...book his vast design unfold, Messiah crown'd, God's reconciled decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree, Heaven, Hell, Earth, Chaos, all; the argument...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1899 - 417 pages
...august lines of the house which Milton has builded. ON PARADISE LOST [PREFIXED TO THE SECOND EDITION] WHEN I beheld the Poet blind, yet bold, In slender book his vast design unfold — Messiah crowned, God's reconciled decree, Rebelling Angels, the Forbidden Tree, Heaven, Hell, Earth, Chaos,...
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