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" It was from out the rind of one apple tasted, that the knowledge of good and evil, as two twins cleaving together, leaped forth into the world. And perhaps this is that doom which Adam fell into of knowing good and evil, that is to say, of knowing good... "
The Prose Works of John Milton - Page 64
by John Milton - 1848
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 305 pages
...(205). 54. "Good and evil we know in the field of this world grow up together almost inseparably. . . . And perhaps this is that doom which Adam fell into...and evil; that is to say, of knowing good by evil" (Artopagitica, in SM, 738). 55. See, for example, Bacon, "Of Adversity," in Complete Essays; Jonson,...
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The Rackham Journal of the Arts and Humanities

Arts - 1988
...of good and evil as two twins cleaving together leapt forth into the world. And perhaps this is the doom which Adam fell into of knowing good and evil, that is to say of knowing good by evil. (II, 514) 82 Milton implies that the totalized and yet also unbounded Truth expressed in the Osiris...
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A Sourcebook of Canadian Media Law

Robert Martin, Stuart Adam - Law - 1994 - 869 pages
...out and sort asunder, were not more intermixed.24 He concluded this last passage with the question "what wisdom can there be to choose what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil?"25 Milton went further in the substance of the argument and rhetoric of persuasion. He wrote...
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Polite Wisdom: Heathen Rhetoric in Milton's Areopagitica

Paul M. Dowling - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 113 pages
...was from out the rind of one apple tasted, that the knowledge of good and evil as two twins cleaving together leaped forth into the World. And perhaps...and evil, that is to say of knowing good by evil. (II, 514) Milton interprets man's first disobedience of eating of the Tree of Knowledge in a curiously...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 584 pages
...great epic Paradise Lost by more than twenty years. good and evil as two twins cleaving together leapt forth into the World. And perhaps this is that doom...continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil? . . . Since therefore the knowledge and survey of vice is in this world so necessary to the constituting...
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Arenas of Conflict: Milton and the Unfettered Mind

Kristin Pruitt McColgan, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 290 pages
...rinde of one apple tasted, that the knowledge of good and evill as two twins cleaving together leapt forth into the World. And perhaps this is that doom which Adam fell into of knowing good and evill, that is to say of knowing good by evill" (2:514). In a striking series of parallels between...
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Primitivism and Related Ideas in the Middle Ages

George Boas - History - 1997 - 227 pages
...etc. ' The knowledge of good and evil, as two twins cleaving together, leap'd forth into the world.' ' Perhaps this is that doom which Adam fell into of knowing good by evil.' ' How much we expel of sin, so much we expel of virtue.' The whole subject has been well...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...evil as two twins cleaving together leaped forth into the world. And perbaps this is that doom that my of clear language is insincerity When there is a gap between one's real and on 7460 Areopagitica Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that...
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Swift as Nemesis: Modernity and Its Satirist

Frank T. Boyle - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 242 pages
...was from out the rind of one apple tasted, that the knowledge of good and evil, as two twins cleaving together, leaped forth into the world. And perhaps...and evil, that is to say, of knowing good by evil. (728) 3. For a discussion of Swift and Milton, see chap. 4 of Craven's Jonathan Swiff and the Millennium...
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Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of Reenchantment

Martin Harries - Philosophy - 2000 - 209 pages
...seems to me to be the ultimate lesson to be learnt from history: that fair is foul and foul is fair. 'Perhaps this is that doom which Adam fell into of...and evil, that is to say of knowing good by evil.' History, as Engels once said, is 'about the most cruel of all the goddesses, who drives her triumphal...
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