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" O thou that, with surpassing glory crown'd, Look'st from thy sole dominion, like the god Of this new world, at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminish'd heads, to thee I call, But with no friendly voice, and add thy name, 0 sun, to tell thee how... "
Paradiso perduto di Milton - Page 180
by John Milton - 1852
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Remembering and Repeating: On Milton's Theology and Poetics

Regina M. Schwartz - Poetry - 1993 - 144 pages
...23-26) Satan hates beams that only remind him of his paralysis of the will: "to thee I call, ... O Sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams / That bring to my remembrance from what state / 1 fell' ' (IV. 35 - 39). The sun inspires memory of his loss, but no ritual recompense, not in mourning - which...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...Thy sole dominion like the god Of this new world, at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads, to Thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere, Till pride and worse ambition threw me down Warring in Heaven against Heaven's...
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From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations

Fiona Stafford, Fiona J. Stafford, Howard Gaskill - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 264 pages
...to Paradise Lost, and Satan's address to the sun in the fourth book (32-41): Hide their diminished heads; to thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere; Till pride and worst ambition threw me down Warring in heaven against heaven's...
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Male Envy: The Logic of Malice in Literature and Culture

Mervyn Nicholson - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 261 pages
...sole dominion like the god Of this new world — at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads — to thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere, Till pride and worse ambition threw me down, Warring in Heaven against Heaven's...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...thy sole dominion, like the god Of this new world; at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminish'd heads; to thee I call, But with no friendly voice;...remembrance, from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy sphere; Till pride and worse ambition threw me down, Warring in Heaven, against Heaven's...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - Literary Collections - 2004 - 136 pages
...thy sole Dominion like the God Of this new World: at whose sight all the Stars Hide thir diminisht heads: to thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...my remembrance from what state 1 fell, how glorious once above thy Sphere: Till Pride and worse Ambition threw me down Warring in Heav'n against Heav'n's...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...thy sole dominion like the god Of this new world; at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads; to thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...beams That bring to my remembrance from what state I fell, how glorious once above thy sphere; Till pride and worse ambition threw me down 40 Warring...
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The Satanic Epic

Neil Forsyth - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 382 pages
...thy sole Dominion like the Cod Of this new World; at whose sight all the Starrs Hide thir diminisht heads; to thee I call, But with no friendly voice,...beams That bring to my remembrance from what state I fell, how glorious once above thy Spheare. (PL 4.27-39) It is the discrepancy between sun and Satan,...
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Paradise Lost: A Student's Companion to the Poem

Francis C. Blessington - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 164 pages
...thy sole Dominion like the God Of this New World; at whose sight all the Stars Hide their diminish'd Heads; to thee I call, But with no friendly Voice;...Beams That bring to my remembrance, from what State I fell; how Glorious once above thy Sphere; Till Pride and worse Ambition threw me down, Warring in...
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Milton's Places of Hope: Spiritual and Political Connections of Hope with Land

Mary C. Fenton - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 225 pages
...the future, these, he comes to realize, are inevitably tied to memory and to the truth he hates: "O Sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams / That bring...remembrance from what state / 1 fell, how glorious once above thy Spheare" (4.37-39). Thus he imagines his way to a future unconstrained by the necessity...
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