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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. "
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Creating States: Studies in the Performative Language of John Milton and ...

Angela Esterhammer - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 245 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all 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 ... (CPW1:820-1) The New Testament's prayer for the Holy Spirit, which descended on the apostles and...
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John Milton: 1628-1731, Volume 1; Volumes 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 439 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallow'd fire of his Altar to touch and purify the lips of...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, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...of Dame 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...industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs' (241). Artists so equipped realize, of course,...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 221 pages
...of Dame 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...altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases" (671), that claim is not made good in his poetry until Paradise Regained. There, Milton petitions for...
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The Romantic Reformation: Religious Politics in English Literature, 1789-1824

Robert M. Ryan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 308 pages
...the composition of poetry. Since literary genius is the gift of "that eternall Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his...to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases," the divine calling of the poet provides credentials at least as legitimate as those bestowed by canonical...
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The Picturesque and the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape

Susan Glickman - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 212 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all 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." See Milton's Selected Prose, CA Patrides, ed. (Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1974), 59. 35 Shelley,...
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The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy

Ian Balfour - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 346 pages
...of Dame Memory and her Siren daughters, but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim...altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. 74 The closing phrase alludes to the purification of Isaiah, the singeing of his tongue by fire at...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...enrich with all utterance 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...industrious and select reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly and generous arts and affairs; till which in some measure be compassed, at...
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Paradise Lost: A Student's Companion to the Poem

Francis C. Blessington - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 164 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all 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" (Prose, 1:82021), imitating the call of Isaiah (6). Such was Milton's passion for fame, justly earned....
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - Poetry - 496 pages
...Spirit who can enrich with all 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" (ibid., 241). His plea for divine assistance is not, however, a conventional poetic appeal for inspiration....
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