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" All sadness but despair : now gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. "
A System of English Grammar - Page 167
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - English essays - 1835
...birds are the animal spirits of nature, carolling in the air, like a careless lass. The gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes...and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. Paradise Lost, book iv. The poets are called creators (IIoinTai, Makers), because with their magical...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...cloudy shrine. Gales sweet as those that over Eden blew. Now gentle gales, Fanning their odorijerous wings, dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. [Describing Eden.] PL iv. More sweet than odours caught by him who sails Near spicy shores of Araby...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...the heart inspires Vernal delight and joy, able to drive All sadness but despair. Now gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes,...who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest, with...
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Paradise Lost: Introduction

John Broadbent - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 175 pages
...palette when it would be more enhancing if he led us to think about colour. Later on: now gentle gales Fanning their odoriferous wings dispense Native perfumes,...and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. The words 'fanning. . .dispense. . .whisper. . .stole' produce an effect by sibilance, and by association...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 35

Nineteenth century - 1894
...Balm of Gilead and the gum called Bdellium in the Bible are obtained. In Paradise Lost we read how ... to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...poet, or any normal human being, as Milton goes on to make clear in one of his most effective similes: As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at Sea North-East windes blow Sabean Odours from the spicie shoare Of Arable the blest,...
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Romantic Critical Essays

David Bromwich - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 269 pages
...birds are the animal spirits of nature, carolling in the air, like a careless lass. The gentle gales, Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes;...and whisper whence they stole Those balmy spoils. - Paradise Lost, B. rv. The poets are called creators (jtoiT]Tcu, Makers), because with their magical...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - Business & Economics - 1992 - 209 pages
...Vernal delight and joy, able to drive All sadness but despair: now gentle gales Fanning their odiferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence...who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odors from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest, with...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 433 pages
...for the cape is balanced in Book 4 (4.159-65) by the simile that likens the archfiend outside Eden to "them who sail / Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past / Mozambic." These similes at either end of Satan's trip invoke the Indian Ocean world of Camoes' epic.9...
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Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants

Shahina A. Ghazanfar - Health & Fitness - 1994 - 272 pages
...gales Fanning thir odoriferous wings dispense Native perfumes, and wisper whence they stole Those baume spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at Sea North-East winds blow Sabean Odours from the spicie shore Of Arabie the blest,...
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