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" Touch their immortal harps of golden wires, With those just spirits that wear victorious palms, Hymns devout and holy psalms Singing everlastingly ; That we on earth with undiscording voice May rightly answer that melodious noise ; As once we did, till... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 127
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 5

William Bridges Hunter - 1978 - 215 pages
...immortal Harps of golden wires. The music itself comprises "Hymns devout and holy Psalms," and the wish is That we on Earth with undiscording voice May rightly...once we did, till disproportion'd sin Jarr'd against natures chime, and with harsh din Broke the fair musick that all creatures made To their great Lord,...
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A History of Western Musical Aesthetics

Edward A. Lippman - 1992 - 551 pages
...those just spirits that wear victorious palms, Hymns devout and holy psalms Singing everlastingly; That we on earth with undiscording voice May rightly...answer that melodious noise; As once we did, till disproportioned sin Jarred against nature's chime, and with harsh din Broke the fair music that all...
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Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: And What We Can Do About It

William Kilpatrick - 1993 - 368 pages
...vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it. Why not? Because, in Milton's words, . . . disproportion'd sin Jarr'd against nature's chime, and with harsh din Broke the fair musick that all creatures made To their great Lord, whose love their motion swayed. Milton concludes:...
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Spokesperson Milton: Voices in Contemporary Criticism

Charles W. Durham, Kristin Pruitt McColgan - 1994 - 284 pages
...suggests what might make that observance more likely. The Fall of humankind occurred when disproportion^ sin Jarr'd against nature's chime, and with harsh...music that all creatures made To their great Lord. (19-22) The regeneration of humankind will progress when "we soon again renew that Song" which acknowledges...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 486 pages
...noise: As once we did, till disproportioned sin Jarred against nature's chime, and with harsh din 20 Broke the fair music that all creatures made To their great Lord; whose love their morion swayed In perfect diapason, whilst they stood In first obedience and their state of good. O...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - 1996 - 1539 pages
...of run-on lines the emotion builds to an exclamation, which then sweeps us on to the alexandrine : That we on earth with undiscording voice May rightly...answer that melodious noise, As once we did, till disproportioned sm Jarred against nature's chime, and with harsh din Broke the fair music that all...
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The Long Schoolroom: Lessons in the Bitter Logic of the Poetic Principle

Allen R. Grossman - 1997 - 213 pages
...reversal of a mirror in Milton's "At a Solemn Music": That we on Earth with undiscording voice May righdy answer that melodious noise; As once we did, till...whose love their motion sway'd In perfect Diapason. "Diapason" comes down to Crane (Take this sea, whose diapason knells / On scrolls of silver snowy sentences"...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - 1997 - 261 pages
...was once part of this harmony, but now sin has silenced the music until Milton's prayer is answered: That we on Earth with undiscording voice May rightly...melodious noise; As once we did, till disproportion'd sin Broke the fair music that all creatures made To their great Lord. The hope of the earlier Idylls for...
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Creative Chords: Studies in Music, Theology and Christian Formation

Jeff Astley, Timothy Hone, Mark Savage - 2000 - 252 pages
...interprets the entire story of creation (the state of 'perfect diapason'), fall (the 'harsh din' that 'broke the fair music that all creatures made / to their great Lord') and salvation (which is to be brought back 'in tune with heav'n') through the imagery of music. Another...
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The Kabbalah of the Soul: The Transformative Psychology and Practices of ...

Leonora Leet - 2003 - 384 pages
...undisturbed Song of pure concent, Aye sung before the sapphire-color'd throne To him who sits thereon . . . That we on Earth with undiscording voice May rightly...music that all creatures made To their great Lord . . . O may we soon again renew that Song, And keep in tune with Heav'n . . ,65 In the following chapters,...
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