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" Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing With notes angelical to many a harp Their own heroic deeds and hapless fall By doom of battle ; and complain that fate ' Free virtue should enthrall to force or chance. "
Life, letters, and literary remains, of John Keats - Page 278
by Richard Monckton Milnes (1st baron Houghton.) - 1848
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Le Paradis perdu de Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 448 pages
...top of OEla threw Into the Euboic sea. Others, more mild, Retreateil in a silent valley, sing Witli notes angelical to many a harp Their own heroic deeds, and hapless Ml r и. 67 courngc indépendant à la force ou à la fortune. Leur concert était en parties : mais...
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Examination papers used at the examinations for direct commissions [&c.].

War office - 1858 - 12 pages
...Fac, animos non remanere. 11. What words in the following passage can you connect with Latin roots ? Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing...battle ; and complain that Fate Free virtue should entail to force or chance. Their song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when spirits...
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Œuvres complètes de Chateaubriand, Issue 5558, Volume 11

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1861
...pain up by thé roots Thessalian pincsi And Lichas from thé top of OEta threw Into thé Euboic sea. Others, more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing With notes angelical to many a harp Their own hcroic deeds, and haplcss fall By doom of battle ; and complain that fate Free virtue should inthral...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

English language - 1860 - 345 pages
...the angels during the absence of Satan, some of whom, " retreated in a silent valley, sing withjiptes angelical to many a harp their own heroic deeds and hapless fall by doom of battle," is the most perfect example of mingled pathos and sublimity. The character which a living poet has...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...Through pain up by the roots Thessalian pines, And Lichas from the top of (Eta threw Into the Euboic sea. Others, more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing...battle, and complain that Fate Free Virtue should enthrall to Force or Chance. Their song was partial ; but the harmony (What could it less when Spirits...
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Selected Essays

Graham Hough, Hough, Robert - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 247 pages
...fallen angels after the departure of Satan for earth. Some practise athletic and military exercises; Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing...many a harp Their own heroic deeds and hapless fall, In discourse more sweet (For eloquence the soul, song charms the sense,) Others apart sat on a hill...
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"Such Prompt Eloquence": Language as Agency and Character in Milton's Epics

Leonard Mustazza - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 173 pages
...poets: Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing With notes Angelical to many a Harp Thir own Heroic deeds and hapless fall By doom of Battle; and complain that Fate Free Virtue should enthrall to Force or Chance. Thir song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when Spirits...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 144 pages
...hymn of praise sung by Adam and Eve and the angel choir is contrasted to the devils' song in hell. Others more mild. Retreated in a silent valley, sing With notes Angelical to many a Harp Thir own Heroic deed and hapless fall By doom of Battle; and complain that Fate Free Virtue should...
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...organized, proleptically neoclassical civilization which might be called the culture of Pandemonium. Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing...battle; and complain that fate Free virtue should enthral to force or chance. Their song was partial, but the harmony (What could it less when spirits...
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Romantic Revisions

Robert Brinkley, Keith Hanley - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 368 pages
...'mild', 'Retreated' and 'silent', it does indeed have a 'charm'; but Keats's '&c.' conceals the context: Others more mild, Retreated in a silent valley, sing...battle; and complain that fate Free virtue should enthral to force or chance. (PL, II. 546-51) This is less than charming: in the infernal epic that...
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