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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and Ecclesiastical ... - Page 318
by John Milton - 1809
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...used in some similar passages and also in Psalm ciii, 5, as well as on scribal grounds, GU Yule — her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 80 pages
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible looks: methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms. What should ye do then,...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 100 pages
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible looks: methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms. What should ye do then,...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - Self-Help - 2006 - 280 pages
...youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid -day beam ; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance;...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms.' Gentlemen, what Milton...
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Love's Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature

Grace Tiffany - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 217 pages
...metaphor Milton has also used in Areopagitica, where a nation that has seen reason is like an eagle "kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam;...and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain ... of heavenly radiance."™' The word "undazzled" is significant, for in Areopagitica as in Paradise...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - English literature - 2006 - 491 pages
...invincible locks: Methinks I see her as an Eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzl'd eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heav'nly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love...
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Versions of Censorship

John McCormick, Mairi MacInnes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...invincible locks: Methinks I see her as an Eagle muing:<0 her mighty youth, and kindling her undazl'd eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain it self of heav'nly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also...
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On Genetic Interests: Family, Ethnicity, And Humanity in an Age of Mass ...

Social Science - 2006 - 388 pages
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam. John Milton, Areopagitica, 1644 Part I: Concepts 1 . Introduction: Genetic Continuity as the Ultimate...
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Materializing Gender in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

Will Fisher - Drama - 2006 - 223 pages
...puissant Nation rousing herself like a strong man after a sleep, shaking her invincible locks" and "purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heav'nly radiance." In this passage, Milton clearly imagines England as none other than the regenerated...
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The Reformation of Rights: Law, Religion and Human Rights in Early Modern ...

John Witte - History - 2007 - 388 pages
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: Me thinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unscaling her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance."169 Part of the point...
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