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" Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify his power Who from the terror of this arm so late Doubted his empire - that were low indeed, That were an ignominy... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 380
1852
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Facing Evil: Confronting the Dreadful Power Behind Genocide, Terrorism, and ...

Paul Woodruff, Harry A. Wilmer - History - 2001 - 297 pages
...lost." The reason is that he is still in possession of his own will. Later, he explains this further: To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify his power . . . that were low indeed, That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall. In other words,...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That Glory never shall his wrath or might no Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee,...low indeed, That were an ignominy and shame beneath 115 This downfall; since by Fate the strength of Gods And this Empyreal substance cannot fail, Since...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That glory never shall his wrath or might 1 10 Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee,...this arm so late Doubted his empire, that were low indeed,0 That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall; since by fate the strength of gods...
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - Poetry - 496 pages
...(5.795-96). If it were true that the rebel angels and God were equal, it would indeed be heroic to refuse "to bow and sue for grace / With suppliant knee, and deify his power" (1.111-12). Surely Milton would do no less, and, even as the Restoration was upon him, he was still...
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The Pocket Book of British Patriotism: The History of Great Britain and the ...

George Courtauld - History - 2005 - 62 pages
...submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That Glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and déifie his power Who from the terrour of this Arm so late Doubted his Empire, that were low indeed,...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 pages
...submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome. That Glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee,...were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall; since by Fate the strength of Gods And this Empyreal substance cannot fail, Since through experience...
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William Blake and Gender

Magnus Ankarsjö - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 220 pages
...reunion. This may of course also be compared to Satan in Paradise Lost, as he plans his vengeance on God: To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and...That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall [1:111-16] However, after roughly half the poem it is not difficult to realize that John Milton has...
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Milton, Spenser and The Chronicles of Narnia: Literary Sources for the C.S ...

Elizabeth Baird Hardy - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 196 pages
...living world. The notion of servitude is clearly as foreign to Jadis as it is to Satan, who declares, "To bow and sue for grace/ with suppliant knee, and...so late/ Doubted his empire/ that were low indeed" (1.111—14). When Polly, shocked at Jadis's use of the Deplorable Word, asks about the common people...
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Book of the Witch Moon Choronzon Edition

Michael W. Ford - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 455 pages
...submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That Glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deifie his power Who from the terror of this Arm so late Doubted his Empire, that were low indeed,...
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