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" Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 485
1817
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow son visage. Trois fois il pâlit de colère , d'envie et de désespoir. De tels désordres n'altérèrent...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1853
...alive with happy thoughts, all the happier because it was the Sabbath morning. He recited the words : " As when to them who sail Beyond the cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sen northeast winds blow Sabean odors from the spicy shore Of Arabic ihe blest '' " Take out Milton,"...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 35

1894
...Balm of Gilead and the gum called Bdellium in the Bible are obtained. In Paradise Lost we read how ... to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now...a league Cheered with the grateful smell old ocean emiles. Milton then goes on to speak of the fiend Asmodeus, and thepassage introduces 'so curious a...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...poet, or any normal human being, as Milton goes on to make clear in one of his most effective similes: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at Sea North-East windes blow Sabean Odours from the spicie shoare Of Arable the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - 1992 - 209 pages
...Fanning their odiferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack their course,...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - 1993 - 433 pages
...for the cape is balanced in Book 4 (4.159-65) by the simile that likens the archfiend outside Eden to "them who sail / Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past / Mozambic." These similes at either end of Satan's trip invoke the Indian Ocean world of Camoes' epic.9 1 should...
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Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants

Shahina A. Ghazanfar - 1994 - 272 pages
...Fanning thir odoriferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and wisper whence they stole Those baume spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odours from the spicie shore Of Arabie the blest, with such delay Well pleas 'd they slack thir course, and many a...
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The Arts of Empire: The Poetics of Colonialism from Raleigh to Milton

Walter S. H. Lim - 1998 - 275 pages
...to a simile that points to the Indian Ocean world that constitutes the locus of Camoes's epic poem: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack thir course,...
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The Silent Word: Textual Meaning and the Unwritten

Robert Young, Kah Choon Ban, Robbie B. H. Goh - 1998 - 163 pages
...to a simile that points to the Indian Ocean world that constitutes the locus of Camoes' epic poem: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with such delay Well pleas'd they slack thir course,...
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Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in Paradise Lost

Karen L. Edwards - 2005 - 280 pages
...their odoriferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Arabie the blest, with such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheered with...
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