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" Memory and her siren daughters, but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases : to this must... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 281
1866
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added...generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed, at my own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are not...
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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 343 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added...insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs. Milton's statements of poetic theory and self-explanation are frequently unsystematic, and appear in...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...prayer to that Eternal Spirit" which illumines the mind and purifies the lips of the chosen prophet, by "industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous acts and affairs," and by judicious selection of a subject appropriate to its form which would be "doctrinal...
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Creating States: Studies in the Performative Language of John Milton and ...

Angela Esterhammer - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 245 pages
...trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted ... till which in some measure be compast, at mine own peril and cost I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are not loath to hazard so much credulity upon the best pledges that I can give them. (CPW 1:820-1) Milton...
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - English poetry - 1995 - 439 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallow'd fire of his Altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases: to this must be added industrious and select reading, steddy observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affaires, till which in some measure...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out His seraphim with the hallowed fire of His altar to touch and purify the lips of whom He pleases. To this must be added...insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs' (241). Artists so equipped realize, of course, what is 'the main consistence of a true poem, the choice...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar0 to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases; to this must be added...generous arts and affairs; till which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are...
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Milton's Legacy

Kristin A. Pruitt, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 257 pages
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added...industrious and select reading, steady observation, and . . . insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs; till which in some measure be compast,...
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