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... and green clover. which bring (Henry V V, ii, 47–8) sweetly forth ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY Composed 1629 ... of the infant Christ over the gods of paganism— was dear to Christian humanists, Protestant and Catholic alike.
Two years later A. S. P. Woodhouse was to treat the mask as fundamentally Christian in its movement from the humanistic or stoic conception of virtue in the dialogue of the Lady's brothers to her own realization of the “doctrine of ...
The far-flung historical study of the apotheosis of Lycidas exposes all its elements as familiar in pagan and Christian poetry alike, but in Lycidas Allen sees their supreme moment of fusion in Christian faith.
In the background are Christ's saying that “broad is the way that leadeth to destruction,” and also Holbein's ... her home in Moab to live with her Hebrew mother-inlaw, Naomi (Ruth i, 14), traditionally exemplified Christian womanhood.
If we try to probe Milton's ontology we find that, even more than his cosmology, it implies his theology and leads constantly toward his theological treatise On Christian Doctrine (De doctrina christiana). Since no one now challenges ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review