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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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Facing Evil: Confronting the Dreadful Power Behind Genocide, Terrorism, and ...

Paul Woodruff, Harry A. Wilmer - History - 2001 - 297 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...wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forebear, without the knowledge of evil? — JOHN MILTON* This book is devoted to the exploration of...
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The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 608 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...knowing good and evil: that is to say, of knowing good hy evil, As therefore the state of man now is: what wisdom can there he to choose, what continence...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 570 pages
...the knowledge of good and evil as two twins cleaving togerher leapr forth into the World. And pethaps this is that doom which Adam fell into of knowing...is to say of knowing good by evil. As therefore the stare of man now is; what wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge...
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Silver - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 409 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 evil. As therefore the state of man now is; what wisdome can...
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Catholic Education: Distinctive and Inclusive

J. Sullivan - Education - 2001 - 231 pages
...statement made even earlier.44 In 1644 John Milton argued in parliament against censorship of printing: what wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil?.. I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed. thai never sallies out...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 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 this is that doom [judgment, as well as doom] which Adam fell into of knowing good and evil, that is to say, of knowing...
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The Adventures of David Simple ; And, The Adventures of David Simple, Volume ...

Sarah Fielding - Fiction - 2002 - 465 pages
...evil was a common interpretation of Genesis 3:22, which may originate in Milton's Areopagitica (1644): 'that doom which Adam fell into of knowing good and evil, that is to say, of knowing good by evil' (I owe this note to John Worthen). n. My Lady Wish-fort . . . delight in : Lady Wishfort, aunt to the...
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Nothing Remains the Same: Rereading and Remembering

Wendy Lesser - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 256 pages
...an attack on the tyranny of censorship, Milton asked Parliament a question he considered rhetorical: "what wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil?" In other words, how could God have said that Adam and Eve possessed free will when he had forbidden...
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Literacy in the New Media Age

Gunther R. Kress - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 186 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. As therefore the state of man now is; what wisdome...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...that doom which Adam fell into of knowing good and evil, that is to say, of knowing good by evil.101 As therefore the state of man now is, what wisdom can there be to choose, what jontinence to forbear without the knowledge of evil? He that can apprehend and consider vice with all...
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