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" Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant... "
Time's Telescope - Page lxii
1821
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Life in the Homeric Age

Thomas Day Seymour - Civilization, Homeric - 1908 - 704 pages
...ospreys or crooked-taloned falcons for their young (TT 2 1 7). 1 Cf. " Thence up he [Satan] flew, and on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant." Milton, Paradise Lost, iv. 194. 384 GOSHAWK The goshawk l is the lightest, swiftest of flying things...
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The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals ..., Volume 2

Charles John Cornish - Zoology - 1908
...likened to a cormorant: — So clomb this first grand Thief into God's fold: Thence up he flew, and in the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant. The curious bottle-green plumage, green eyes, long hooked beak, and head surmounted by a crest of the smaller...
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Paradise lost

John Milton - 1910
...grand Thief into God's fold : So since into his Church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant ; yet not true life Thereby regained, but sat devising death To them who lived ; nor on the virtue...
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A Labrador spring

Charles Wendell Townsend - History - 1910 - 252 pages
...offers a tribute to the uncanny nature of this bird, when he says of Satan: " Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew. Sat like a cormorant." After this we hoped to explore Bald Island, the home of the puffins, but the wind proving unfavourable...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...grand Thief into God's fold: So since into his Church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and ; !~u & ( yet not true life Thereby regained, but sat devising death To them who lived ; nor ou the virtue thought...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...grand Thief into God's fold: So since into his Church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a Cormorant; yet not true life Thereby regained, but sat devising death To them who lived; nor on the virtue thought...
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Comparative Criticism: Volume 3: A Yearbook

E. S. Shaffer - Drama - 1981 - 354 pages
...grand thief into God's fold : So since into his church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant. (4.183-96) Here the interruption of the leisurely epic narrative by one line of invective (prepared...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...grand Thief into God's fold: So since into his Church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and @ 8 / ۳* m ; G # #0 t Qc, g 0 ! yet not true life OBS POETRY QUOTATIONS To them who lived; nor on the virtue thought Of that life-giving...
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 255 pages
...assault, / In at the window climbs, or o'er the tiles: / So clomb . . . into God's fold; / . . . and on the Tree of Life, / The middle tree and highest there that grew, / Sat like a cormorant" (iv, 188-96). For as portraits of Arminian harmony and yet also as the musings of the original arch-antinomian...
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The Birth-mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History

Susan Howe - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 189 pages
...grand Thief into God's fold; / So since into his Chruch lewd hirelings climb. / Thence up he flew, and on the Tree of Life, / The middle tree and highest there that grew, / Sat like a cormorant" (pLBk. 4:191- 96). Cormorants are strand birds; they occupy cliffs by the ocean, where they perch upright...
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