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" HAIL, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born, Or of the eternal co-eternal beam, May I express thee unblamed ? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate. "
Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ... - Page 270
by Nathan Drake - 1822
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Simplify, Simplify and Other Quotations from Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, Kevin P. Van Anglen - Literary Collections - 1996 - 196 pages
...to brighten, and we were ready to exclaim with the blind bard of "Paradise Lost and Regained," — "Hail, holy Light! offspring of Heaven first-born,...Or of the Eternal coeternal beam May I express thee unblamed?" A little longer, and a chimney rushed red on our sight. In short, when our vision had grown...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 pages
...light, in its most glorious brightness, as an inaccessible barrier round the throne of the Almighty: For God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity. And such is the power he has given even to its diminished splendour, That the brightest seraphim Approach...
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The Organ Works of Marcel Dupré

Graham Steed - Music - 1999 - 271 pages
...style. Holiness, the incisive brilliance of the clarions creates the effect of which Milton wrote, "God is light, and never but in unapproached light dwelt from eternity." Look at the manual parts first: see how many times the first six notes in the left hand are woven into...
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Living Texts: Interpreting Milton

Kristin A. Pruitt, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 312 pages
...the third book of his epic: Hail holy Light, ofspring of Heav'n first-born, Or of th'Eternal Coetemal beam May I express thee unblam'd? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from Eternitie, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate. (3.1-6) In its own way,...
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Milton and Religious Controversy: Satire and Polemic in Paradise Lost

John N. King - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 227 pages
...share iconographical ground with the language of emanation in the second invocation in Paradise Lost: Hail, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born,...of the eternal co-eternal beam May I express thee unblamed? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in...
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Exiled from Light: Divine Law, Morality, and Violence in Milton's Samson ...

Derek N. C. Wood - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 247 pages
...the great invocation in Paradise Lost, with its entirely Christian allusions to the light of the Son: Hail, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born,...of the eternal co-eternal beam May I express thee unblamed? since God is Light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in...
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Questioning God

John D. Caputo, Mark Dooley, Michael J. Scanlon - Philosophy - 2001 - 379 pages
...is heard is the anxiety that attends the very performance that calls forth the hearing: apostrophe. "Hail holy light, offspring of heaven first-born,...of the eternal co-eternal beam, may I express thee unblamed?" opens John Milton's third invocation in Paradise Lost. This address suggests that the speaker...
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The Wisdom of the Mystic East: Suhrawardi and Platonic Orientalism

John Walbridge - Religion - 2001 - 170 pages
...light, offspring of Heav'n first-born. Or of th ' Eternal Coeternal beam May I express thee unblam 'd? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from Eternitie, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate. — Milton, Paradise Lost...
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The Death of Comedy

Erich Segal - Performing Arts - 2009 - 608 pages
...Milton's famous apostrophe in Paradise Lost: Hail, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born, Or of th' Eternal Coeternal beam May I express thee unblam'd? since God is light . . ,48 Volpone's invocation has several more dimensions. For Sol is not only the Sun; in Jonson's...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...first-born', 1. 1); (ii) as an aspect of God himself, and so, like him, uncreated and 'eternal' (11. 2-3). Hail, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born,...of the eternal co-eternal beam May I express thee unblamed? Since God is light,* And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then...
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