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" And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate ; there plant eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things invisible to... "
English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne - Page 146
by John Milton - 1870
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Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Council on Education - 1846 - 548 pages
...blank Of Nature's works — to me expunged and rased — And wisdom, at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather, Thou, celestial Light, Shine inward,...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Geography — Historical and Descriptive. 1. Give some account of the history of China. 2. Give an...
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Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture

Alla Efimova, Lev Manovich - 1993 - 268 pages
...Surrounds me ... So much the rather thou, Celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through all thee powers Irradiate; there plant eyes; all mist from...that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.15 The inability of painting to fix pure light received justification in the numerous reminiscences...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 630 pages
...works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. 50 So much the rather i hem, Celestial Light, Shine inward, and the mind through...that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.317 Now had the Almighty Father from above, From the pure empyrean where he sits High throned...
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Desire in the Renaissance: Psychoanalysis and Literature

Valeria Finucci, Regina Schwartz - 1994 - 281 pages
...Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers / Irradiate"—to enable him to see outward—"There plant eyes, all mist from thence / Purge and disperse,...see and tell / Of things invisible to mortal sight" (3.51-55). In his formulation, this narrator is illuminated so that he can see. The epic begins, "What...
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Fellowship in Paradise Lost: Vergil, Milton, Wordsworth, Volume 97

André Verbart - 1995 - 322 pages
...rather thou Celestial light Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate, there plam eyes, all mist from thence Purge and disperse, that...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. (III.40-55):' Now, there is another Miltonic reference in /Vf/.XII.31-33. equally alluding to a break...
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Humanism

Tony Davies - 1997 - 170 pages
...anticlericalism to his reading of Milton. In short, the blind poet who in 1667 had asked for 'Celestial Light' to Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers...may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight (Milton 1990: 201) was himself enlisted as a secular scripture in the cause of what was already, by...
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Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in Paradise Lost

Karen L. Edwards - 2005 - 284 pages
...universal blank Of nature's works to me expunged and razed, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou celestial Light Shine inward,...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. (PL, 1n.4o-55)1 The passage turns, as the poem turns, upon God's ability to bring light out of darkness....
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Samuel Johnson's "general Nature": Tradition and Transition in Eighteenth ...

Scott D. Evans - 1999 - 180 pages
...divine force in it" (21-22). Milton speaks from within the same tradition: So much the rather them Celestial Light Shine inward, and the mind through...that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.20 The classical notion of poetic genius as exemplified and recounted by Plato, Sidney, and Milton...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays

James Schiffer - 2000 - 500 pages
...to trouble the mind's eye") and 1.2.185 ("In my mind's eye, Horatio"), and Paradise Lost 3: 51-53: So much the rather thou celestial Light Shine inward,...through all her powers Irradiate, there plant eyes. . . , (emphasis added) WORKS CITED Engle, Lars. Shakespearean Pragmatism: Market of His Time. Chicago:...
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The Victorians and the Visual Imagination

Kate Flint - 2000 - 450 pages
...being cut off 'from the cheerful ways of men', Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works ... So much the rather thou celestial Light Shine inward,...that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.42 Andrew Marvell took up the theme of compensation for blindness in 'On Paradise Lost', prefixed...
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