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" Yet should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits To such a flame of sacred vehemence... "
British Theatre - Page 60
by John Bell - 1791
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...her dazzling fence Thou art not fit to hear thyself convinc'd : Yet, should I try, the uncontrolled ohnson sactnd vehemence, That dumb things would be mov'd to sympathize And the brute Earth would lend her...
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The Complete Poems of Giles Fletcher

Giles Fletcher - English poetry - 1876 - 264 pages
...idle pageant-vessels of Sin : ' The brute Earth will lend her nerves, and shake Till all thy magick structures, rear'd so high Were shatter'd into heaps o'er thy false head* (lines 797-799) ' Christ's Victorie ' brings before us the ' Sorceresse ' endeavouring to ensnare our...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...thyself convinced ; Yet should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapl spirits To such a flame of sacred vehemence That dumb things would be moved to sym pathize, And the brute earth would lend her nerves, and shake, Till all thy magic structures,...
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...her dazzling fence : Thou art not fit to hear thyself convinced. Yet, should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits To such a flume of saered vehemence That dumb things would be moved to sympathize, And the brute earth would...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...her dazzling fence; Thou art not fit to hear thyself convinced. Yet, should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits...flame of sacred vehemence That dumb things would be moved to sympathize, And the brute Earth would lend her nerves, and shake, Till all thy magic structures,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 137

England - 1885
...her dazzling fence : Thou art not fit to hear thyself convinced ; Yet, should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits...such a flame of sacred vehemence, That dumb things should be moved to sympathise, And the brute earth would lend hr nerves, and shake, Till all thy...
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan, John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 344 pages
...thy present lot. . . . Thou art not fit to hear thyself convinc't; Yet should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits...sacred vehemence, That dumb things would be mov'd to sympathise, And the brute Earth would lend her nerves, and shake, Till all thy magic structures rear'd...
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John Milton's Aristocratic Entertainments

Cedric C. Brown, Cedric D. Brown, Emeritus Professor of English Cedric C Brown - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 210 pages
...her dazling fence, Thou art not fit to heare thy selfe convinc't; Yet should I trie, the uncontrouled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rap't spirits...Earth would lend her nerves, and shake, Till all thy magick structures rear'd so high Were shatter'd into heaps ore thy false head. Co. She fables not,...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...own operatic climax: Thou art not fit to hear thy self convinc't; Yet should I try, the uncontrouled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rap't spirits...Earth would lend her nerves, and shake, Till all thy magick structures rear'd so high, Were shatter'd into heaps o're thy false head. [792-99] Thus the...
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Renaissance Plays: New Readings and Rereadings

Leonard Barkan - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 182 pages
...as do, even more strongly, those lines which are the Lady's last: Yet should I try, the uncontrolled worth Of this pure cause would kindle my rapt spirits...high, Were shatter'd into heaps o'er thy false head. (11. 793-799) dew ... all o'er."31 Chastity in the woman Milton depicts becomes, for the male artist,...
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