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" The seat of desolation, void of light, Save what the glimmering of these livid flames Casts pale and dreadful ? Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves ; There rest, if any rest can harbour there... "
The Powers of Genius: A Poem, in Three Parts - Page 128
by John Blair Linn - 1802 - 191 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1872 - 574 pages
...Thither let us teml From off the tossing of these fiery waves ; 184 There rest, if any rest can harbor there ; And, reassembling our afflicted Powers, Consult how we may henceforth most ofl'end Our Enemy ; our own loss how repair ; ;How overcome this dire calamity; <' What reinforcement...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON: WITH A Life of the Author

CHARLES DEXTER CLEVELAND - 1873
...let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves; There rest, if any rest can harbour there; 186 And, reassembling our afflicted powers, Consult how...overcome this dire calamity ; What reinforcement we may gam from hope; 190 If not, what resolution from despair, j^sdl Thus Satan, talking to his nearest mate,...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 21

1887
...the election of 1886 is simply a for our opponents, either way the time is a time calmly to D<J\iire What reinforcement we may gain from hope ; If not, what resolution from despair. Nor will I lengthen my preface by allowing myself to dwell J*tier on the early signs of a crumbling...
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Freud: The Mind of the Moralist

Philip Rieff - 1979 - 440 pages
...passage, cited by the early Freud, is appropriate in theme for Freud in his later years. Let us consult What reinforcement we may gain from hope; If not, what resolution from despair. But immediately he says to Martha that he has "no use for this mood." Paradise never has been lost,...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - 1988 - 144 pages
...revenge. Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves, There rest, if any rest can harbor there, And reassembling our afflicted Powers, Consult...gain from Hope, If not what resolution from despair. (I. 183-91) That repair/despair rhyme is suggestive. The effort to repair through repeating is born...
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Words of Wisdom

William Safire, Leonard Safir - 1990 - 432 pages
...a desperate man. Romeo, in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (See Passions) Despair Let us consult What reinforcement we may gain from hope. If not, what resolution from despair. John Milton Lines favored by Sigmund Freud You're gonna have your ups and downs and your moments...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
...nothing is more sterile, than vengeance. Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman, writer And reassembling our afflicted powers, Consult how we may henceforth most offend. John Milton (1608-1674) English poet The devil himself has not yet created a suitable vengeance for...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...Romans, 12:1 9-21. Paul is referring to Deuteronomy 32:35: "To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence." And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, Consult how we may henceforth most offend. JOHN MILTON, (1608-1674) British poet. Satan, in Paradise Lost, bk.l, I. 186-7 (1667). Revolution 1...
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The Many Faces of Evil: Historical Perspectives

Amélie Rorty, Amélie Oksenberg Rorty - 2001 - 346 pages
...dreadful? Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves, There rest, if any rest can harbor there, And reassembling our afflicted Powers, Consult...gain from Hope, If not what resolution from despair. Is this the Region, this the Soil, the Clime, Said then the lost Arch- Angel, this the seat That we...
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The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and ...

Armand Nicholi - 2002 - 304 pages
...work, Milton's Paradise Lost, not using the words of Adam, Eve, or God but the devil: Let us consult What reinforcement we may gain from hope, If not, what resolution from despair. Throughout Freud's writings he refers often to the devil, sometimes as a figure of speech, sometimes...
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