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" O ! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine ; Or find some other way to generate... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ... - Page 256
by John Milton - 1824
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...why did God, " Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven " With spirits masculine, create at last " This novelty on earth, this fair defect " Of nature...world at once " With men, as angels, without feminine? I' Or find some other way to generate de l'Homme , etait chargée d'épaisses ténèbres , de noires...
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Sketches of the Fair Sex, in All Parts of the World: To which are Added ...

National characteristics - 1841 - 216 pages
...exclaims, " O why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With spirits masculine, create al last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men and angels without feminine?" Milton adds a great deal more, which, if he had a high opinion of woman,...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 144 pages
...Heav'n With Spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of nature, and fill the World at once With Men as Angels without...Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? (X. 888-95) Nonetheless, Adam's originality is given best expression generatively, in his children....
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Politics, Poetics, and Hermeneutics in Milton's Prose

Turner James Grantham, David Loewenstein, James Turner, James Hrantham Turner - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 282 pages
...Eve: O why did God, Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature,...Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? (x. 888-95; my italics) Without the "novelty" of the female, there could be, need be, no "amatorious...
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Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder

Jack Mclaughlin - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 481 pages
...copied: 0! why did God, Creator wise! that Peopid highest Heav'n With spirits masculine, create at last This Novelty on Earth, this fair Defect Of Nature?...world at once With Men, as Angels, without feminine? And from Milton's Samson Agonistes he transcribed: Once joined, the contrary she proves, a Thorn Intestine,...
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What a Man's Gotta Do: The Masculine Myth in Popular Culture

Antony Easthope - Social Science - 1992 - 184 pages
...END 0 why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature,...feminine. Or find some other way to generate Mankind? Adam blaming Eve for the Fall in John Milton's Paradise Lost (1667) The thrillers of Mickey Spillane...
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Reading Between the Lines

Annabel M. Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 339 pages
...Eve: O why did God, Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the World at once With Man as Angels without Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? (10.888-95; italics added)...
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News of the Universe: Poems of Twofold Consciousness

Robert Bly - Poetry - 1995 - 305 pages
..."Oh, why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With Spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature,...generate Mankind? This mischief had not then befall'n, And more that shall befall — innumerable Disturbances on Earth through female snares, And strait...
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Private Voices, Public Lives: Women Speak on the Literary Life

Jane Tompkins - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 319 pages
...women: O why did God, Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With Spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature,...Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? (427) Thank God the feminist movement of the sixties had identified the chauvinism illustrated by the...
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Progress Without People: New Technology, Unemployment, and the Message of ...

David F. Noble - Political Science - 1995 - 166 pages
...the Creator wise, that people'd highest Heaven with Spirits masculine, create at last this Noveltie on Earth, this fair defect of Nature, and not fill...Feminine, or find some other way to generate Mankind?" John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." There are no women in his "Paradise Regained." The Reformation...
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