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" OF Man's First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal taste Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret... "
Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to which is ... - Page 3
by John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
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Writing the English Republic: Poetry, Rhetoric and Politics, 1627-1660

David Norbrook - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 509 pages
...political tumult of 1659- 6o, Milton was at work on that project. His opening invokes the Muse who didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the...Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos[.] (i.7-1o) Moses was still believed to have been the author of Genesis, whose account of the creation...
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Landmarks in English Literature

Philip Gaskell - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 173 pages
...disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe. With loss of Eden, till one greater Man...Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, 5 Sing, 1 leavenly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That shepherd who first...
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Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach

Michael McKeon - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 947 pages
...woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us and regain the blissful seat, Sing heavenly Muse, that, on the secret top Of Oreb or of Sinai,...first taught the chosen seed In the beginning how the heavens and earth Rose out of chaos. To understand those lines an immense amount of relevant knowledge...
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The Many Faces of Evil: Historical Perspectives

Amélie Rorty, Amélie Oksenberg Rorty - Philosophy - 2001 - 346 pages
...Major Prose: Book 1, Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs— Merrill Company Inc., 1975. 123 Of Oreb, or of Stnat, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the...In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out (A Chaos'. Or if S ion Hill Delight thee more, and Stloa's Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of...
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The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 360 pages
...nervous in that hue and cry after the Muse carried out at the opening of Paradise Lost. Sing Heavenly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai,...first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how if Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos: Or if Sion Hill Delight thee more, and Siloa's Brook that flow'd...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal taste Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man...inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, 1-4. Man is emphatically repeated in purpose is to draw two perfect men, a way that recalls the stress...
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Herman Melvilles Moby-Dick und das antike Epos

Eva Hänssgen - Classical literature - 2003 - 290 pages
...and all our woe. With loss of Eden, till one greater Man 5 Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb,...chosen seed In the beginning how the heav'ns and earth 10 Rose out of Chaos; or if Sion hill Delight thee more, and Siloa's brook that flowed Fast by the...
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Dante: The Critical Complex, Volume 1

Richard H. Lansing - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 426 pages
...Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal taste Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man...Seat, 5 Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Orel, or of Sinai, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning...
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The Paganism Reader

Chas Clifton, Graham Harvey - Religion - 2004 - 387 pages
...briefly summarizes the Classical tradition, and states his intention, as a Christian, of transcending it: Sing, heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb,...Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos: Or if Sion hill Delight thee more, and Siloa's brook that flow' d Fast by the oracle of God: I thence Invoke thy aid...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...Shepherd (The), Moses, who for forty years fed the flocks of Jethro, his fatherin-law. Sing, heavenly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb or of Sinai,...taught the chosen seed, "In the beginning," how the heaven and earth Rose out of chaos. Milton, Paradise Lost, i. (1665). Shepherd (The Gentle), George...
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