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Literary hours; or, Sketches, critical, narrative, and poetical - Page 195
by Nathan Drake - 1804
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 26, Issue 3

1860
...died ? Yet, a little later, at the close of the first book of Paradise Lost, Milton speaks of •' Fairy elves Whose midnight revels by a forest side...some belated peasant sees Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams...sees, while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course ... (1, 777-786) The same evocative qualities are found...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams...sees, while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course [1.780-86] Thus from beginning to end of his opening book...
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Classical Epic Tradition

John Kevin Newman - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 572 pages
...and critical implications: see above, pp. 86 II. Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on thir mirth...
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John Clare in Context

Geoffrey Summerfield, Hugh Haughton, Adam Phillips - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 313 pages
...the nocturnal pastoral experiences of his childhood but the May Day world of Paradise Lost, Book 1, Whose midnight Revels, by a forest side Or Fountain...some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Wheels her pale course21 In his Autobiography Clare wrote of the 'religion' of his...
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The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature

C. S. Lewis - History - 1994 - 231 pages
...swart Faery of the mine. (Comus, 432 sq.) (2) Like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faery Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees . . . (Paradise Lost, i, 780 sq.) (3) And Ladies of th' Hesperides, that seem'd Fairer than feign'd...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...Dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faery Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forest side Or...some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and nearer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on thir mirth...
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Dream Catcher: A Memoir

Margaret A. Salinger - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 464 pages
...twinkling lights dancing the entire breadth and height of the meadow. Fireflies. 8 Babes in the Woods . . . Fairy Elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side...some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress . . . — Paradise Lost, book 1, lines 781-85, Milton MY CHILDHOOD...
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Alleyne Silver - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 409 pages
...idolatry. He likens the optical illusion of the satanic's diminishing size to the sight of "faerie elves, / Whose midnight revels by a forest side /...fountain some belated peasant sees, / Or dreams he sees": "they on their mirth and dance / Intent, with jocund music charm his ear; / At once with joy and fear...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side...some belated peasant sees. Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth0 Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth...
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