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" To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive, or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing... "
Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ... - Page 253
by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
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Instinct and Reason; Or, The First Principles of Human Knowledge

George Ramsay - Instinct - 1862 - 160 pages
...full. 1 The passage in Milton is as follows, being part of the speech of the angel to Adam : — " Whence the soul Reason receives, and Reason is her...Discursive or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the hitter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same." PAEADISE LOST, Book V., line 487 CHAPTER...
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Benjamin Rush's Lectures on the Mind

Benjamin Rush - Psychology - 1981 - 770 pages
...flow'r Spirits odorous breathes: flow'rs and their fruit, Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual;...the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being. ..." Fifthly, Pure Air acts as a stimulus upon the system, through the medium of the lungs. The nature...
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 372 pages
...flow'r Spirits odorous breathes: flow'rs and thir fruit Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublim'd To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual,...is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same. (5.472-490) Everything is in transition. The root metamorphoses into stalk, stalk into leaves, and...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1984 - 860 pages
...flower Spirits odorous breathes. Flowers and their fruit, Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublim'd, To vital spirits aspire: to animal: To intellectual!...And reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive. PAR. LOST, bv2 "Sane si res corporales nil nisi materiale continerent, verissime dicerentur in fluxu...
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - Idealism - 1987 - 384 pages
...Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual;give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding, whence...Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive, oT intuitive; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind...
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - Art - 1993 - 336 pages
...breathes" depends all nurture: "flow'rs and thir fruit / Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublim'd . . . give both life and sense, / Fancy and understanding,...and reason is her being, / Discursive, or Intuitive" (5.481-88). Raphael is being quite literal. Flowers work up to fruit, fruit nourishes the bodily senses,...
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Imaginative Prophecy in the B-text of Piers Plowman

Ernest N. Kaulbach - Christian poetry, English (Middle) - 1993 - 172 pages
..."animal spirit" (quoted by Samuel Taylor Coleridge):8 Man's nourishment, by gradual scales sublim'd, To vital spirits aspire: to animal: To intellectual*....sense, Fancy and understanding: whence the soul Reason deceives. And reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive. Such an "animal spirit" would transform...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 630 pages
...nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual; give both Me and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the Soul...is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same. 490 Wonder not, then, what God for you saw good If I refuse not, but convert, as you, To proper substance....
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Spokesperson Milton: Voices in Contemporary Criticism

Charles W. Durham, Kristin Pruitt McColgan - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 316 pages
...Godlike and angelic intuitive reason. In book 5, Raphael tells Adam that the "Soul," receives reason, "and reason is her being, / Discursive, or Intuitive;...discourse / Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours" (487-90). Although Raphael says the difference is "but in degree," the degree is significant for Adam...
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Fellowship in Paradise Lost: Vergil, Milton, Wordsworth, Volume 97

André Verbart - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1995 - 322 pages
...aspire, to animal, To imellectual, give both life and sense, Fansie and understanding, whence the Soule Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive,...is ours. Differing but in degree, of kind the same. (V.479-90) Here the angel Raphael is answering Adam, who, taking his cue from the angel's eating eartbly...
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