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" A dungeon horrible on all sides round, As one great furnace flamed ; yet from those flames No light ; but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell : hope never... "
Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review - Page 188
1881
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...flam'd, yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights ever-burning sulphur unconsum'd : Such place eternal Justice had prepar'd For those rebellious, here...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...days' astonishment, in which the No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace...without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever-burning sulphur unconsum'd : Such place eternal Justice had prepar'd For those rebellious, here...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...Hid. HELL. Yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace...comes That comes to all ; but torture without end. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 1. Hell at last Yawning receiv'd them whole, and on them clos'd ; Hell their...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace 65 And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes...without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever-burning sulphur unconsum'd : Such place eternal Justice had prepar'd 70 For those rebellious,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...visible, Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow ! doleful shades ! where peace G5 And rest can never dwell ! hope never comes. That...without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever-burning- sulphur unconsum'd ! Such place eternal justice had prepar'd 70 For those rebellious...
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The History of English Poetry,: From the Close of the Eleventh to ..., Volume 4

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1824
...probably remembered by Milton, a disciple of Dante, where he describes Regions of sorrow, dolefull shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, HOPE NEVER COMES THAT COMES TO ALL. r •• I have not time to follow Dante regularly through his dialogues and adventures with the crouds...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 30

1824
...our great poet, contrasted with horrors so deep, as even to exceed his power of imagery to express. ' Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never come, That comes to all.' , With this variety of matter and manner, there is a sincerity and a reality...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 30

English literature - 1824
...our great poet, contrasted with horrors so deep, as even to exceed his power of imagery to express. ' Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never come, That comes to all.' With this variety of matter and manner, there is a sincerity and a reality...
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The London Magazine

1829
...among many such " sights of woe " that are daily and nightly visible in this earthly Pandaemonium. Regions of sorrow ! doleful shades ! where peace And rest can never dwell! Hope—— ay, but hope does come; but then it is a hope that " lures but to destroy ;" and porte au fin fond...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 3

...worship rather realizes, in a moral sense, the description of the poet, when speaking of Pandemonium : " Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes." Setting aside the obscenity of its impure rites, its secret orgies and ceremonials, which are calculated...
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