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" O! why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine; Or find some other way to generate... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 89
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Language of the Heart, 1600-1750

Robert A. Erickson - Literary Collections - 1997 - 273 pages
...of woman as "a deformed man," he laments: O why did God, Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With Spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty...World at once With Men as Angels without Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? (10.888-95) The angels who appear and speak in Paradise Lost...
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Chambers Dictionary of Quotations

Dr Gary Jones, Chambers Editors - Reference - 1996 - 1515 pages
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Arenas of Conflict: Milton and the Unfettered Mind

Kristin Pruitt McColgan, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 290 pages
...earth than by creating this "difference": O why did God, Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With Spirits Masculine, create at last This novelty...World at once With Men as Angels without Feminine? (10.888-93) Although Adam's masculine reason, approaching the angels', is still filled with axioms...
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The Muse Strikes Back: A Poetic Response by Women to Men

Katherine McAlpine, Gail White - Poetry - 1997 - 312 pages
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...sides, from innumerable tongues A dismal universal hiss, the sound Of public scorn. 7632 Paradise Lost O why did God, Creator wise, that peopled highest...This novelty on earth, this fair defect Of nature? 7633 Paradise Lost Demoniac frenzy, moping melancholy And moon-struck madness. 7634 Paradise Lost Nor...
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Eve and Adam: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Readings on Genesis and Gender

Kristen E. Kvam, Linda S. Schearing, Valarie H. Ziegler, Valarie H Ziegler - Religion - 1999 - 515 pages
...Creator wise, that peopl'd highest Heav'n With Spirits Masculine, create at last 890 This noveltie on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill...World at once With Men as Angels without Feminine, Or find some other way to generate Mankind? this mischief had not then befall'n, And more that shall befall,...
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Milton and the Death of Man: Humanism on Trial in Paradise Lost

Harold Skulsky - Poetry - 2000 - 262 pages
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Silver - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 409 pages
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Misogyny: The Male Malady

David D. Gilmore - Psychology - 2001 - 253 pages
...Paradise Lost; at one point Adam asks why God created woman: O! why did God, Creator wise! that Peopl'd highest Heaven With spirits masculine, create at last...World at once With men, as Angels, without feminine? (Paradise Lost, 10.881-89) Milton's misogyny has been the subject of numerous critical studies, in...
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