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" The song of Comus has airiness and jollity ; but, what may recommend Milton's morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 159
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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The Threshold of English Prose

Henry Arthur Treble - English prose literature - 1930 - 240 pages
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. The following soliloquies of Comus and the Lady are elegant, but tedious. The song must owe much to the voice, if...
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Comus

John Milton - 1947 - 102 pages
...morals as well as his poetry, the invitations to pleasure are so general, that they excite no distinct images of corrupt enjoyment, and take no dangerous hold on the fancy. The following soliloquies of Comus and the Lady are elegant but tedious. The song must owe much to the voice, if...
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