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" Death by force, though pale and faint. Mine, as whom washed from spot of child-bed taint Purification in the Old Law did save, And such as yet once more I trust to have Full sight of her in Heaven without restraint, Came vested all in white, pure as her... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 341
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Milton Re-viewed: Ten Essays

Edward Le Comte - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 148 pages
...espoused saint"-that second marriage," at least, was made in heaven — has theologically justified hope: "And such as yet once more I trust to have / Full sight of her in heaven without restraint" (Son. XIX. 7-8). Yet once more, Milton in Elegia VII "makes evident," as B. Rajan has phrased it, "the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...LiTB; NOBE; NoP; OAEL-I; OBEV; OBS; PoEL-3; PPP; Prim; TrGrPo; UnPo; WeW; WGRP On His Deceased Wife 34 Ȕ .h .`g . veiled; yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear as in no face...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...Rescu'd from death by force though pale and faint, Mine as whom washt from spot of child-bed taint, Purification in the old Law did save, And such, as...vested all in white, pure as her mind: Her face was vail'd, yet to my fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shin'd So clear, as in no...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 601 pages
...though pale and faint. Mine, as whom washed from spot of childbed taint Purification in the Old Law193 did save, And such as yet once more I trust to have...vested all in white, pure as her mind. Her face was veiled; yet to my fancied sight 10 Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear as in no...
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Annoying the Victorians

James Russell Kincaid - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 271 pages
...Rescu'd from death by force though pale and faint. Mine as whom washt from spot of child-bed taint, Purification in the old Law did save, And such, as...fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shin'd So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O, as to embrace me so inclin'd, 1 wak'd, she...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...Rescu'd from death by force though pale and faint. Mine as whom washt from spot of child-bed taint. Purification in the old Law did save. And such, as...fancied sight, Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person. shin'd So clear, as in no face with more delight. But O, as to embrace me she inclin'd, I wak'd, she...
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The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets

Linda Marsh, Masson - Poetry - 1995 - 195 pages
...Rescued from death by force, though pale and faint. Mine, as whom washed from spot of childbed taint Purification in the old Law did save, And such as...vested all in white, pure as her mind. Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined So clear as in no face...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...to be purified as explained in Leviticus ? The poem continues with somewhat ambiguous description : And such as yet once more I trust to have Full sight of her in Heaven without restraint . . . Blindness is, presumably, the 'restraint' which the poet hopes will be removed in heaven, where...
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The Work of Poetry

John Hollander - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 318 pages
...Rescued from death by force though pale and faint. Mine as whom washed from spot of childbed taint, Purification in the old Law did save, And such, as...vested all in white, pure as her mind: Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight Love, sweetness, goodness in her person shined So clear, as in no face...
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Fantasies of Femininity: Reframing the Boundaries of Sex

Jane M. Ussher - Psychology - 1997 - 415 pages
...already typified this idealization of 'woman' in his homage to his 'saintly' wife, who had died. She Came vested all in white, pure as her mind. Her face was veiled, yet to my fancied sight, Love sweetness goodness in her person shined So clear, as no face...
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