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" OF Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly muse, that on the secret... "
The Argonautics, tr. into Engl. verse with notes by W. Preston - Page 133
by Apollonius (of Rhodes) - 1803
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Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell

Diane Kelsey McColley - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 252 pages
...with which Milton begins his epic, in which mountains are places of sacred revelation: "Sing, Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top / Of Oreb, or of Sinai,...inspire / That shepherd who first taught the chosen seed ... or if Sion hill Delight the more, ... I thence / Invoke thy aid to my adventrous song, / That...
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How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now

James L. Kugel - Religion - 2007 - 819 pages
...Milton called upon Moses' source of divine inspiration to guide him in his own writing: Sing, Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb* " or of Sinai,...inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos . . . In still later times, Moses...
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Pastoral Palimpsests: Essays in the Reception of Theocritus and Virgil

Michael Paschalis - Comparative literature - 2007 - 216 pages
...pleased me. first" (178-82). I suspect a clever echo here of Milton's invocation in Paradise Lost of the Muse "that on the secret top / Of Oreb, or of Sinai,...inspire / That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed." In Book 2 we are introduced to Wordsworth's childhood in the Lake District, where he "first"...
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Linux: in tasca : [codice e comandi essenziali]

Scott Granneman - Computers - 2007 - 382 pages
...woe, With loss of Eden, ti 11 one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, Heavenly Muse, that, on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That shepherd who fi rst taught the chosen seed Quindi, head separa automaticamente i file con una riga vuota ed un'intestazione,...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreh, or of Sinai, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos: Or if Sion Hill Delight thee more,...
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The History of English

Scott Shay - Education - 2008 - 219 pages
...woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai,...inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos. Or if Sion Hill Delight thee more,...
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