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Milton's Samson Agonistes and Lycidas, with Notes Etc., by J. Hunter
Professor John Milton
Keine Leseprobe verfügbar - 2016
adverbial affliction ancient answer appear arms bear Begin blind bring brought called cause Chor Chorus clause comes Compare Dagon dark death deeds deliverance doubt enemies Examinations Examples Exercises expression eyes fair father favour fear feast flower foes force friends gift give given glory hand hast hath head Heaven hence hold honour hope Judges least less light live locks look lords Lost Lycidas means Milton mind Muse Nature never noun numerous object occasion offered once pass peace perhaps Philistines play poem poet prison refers REMARKS Sams Samson says secret seek seems sense Shaksp sight sought spirit strength supposed tears thee thine things thou thought tragedy weakness whole winds
Seite 84 - And all their echoes, mourn. The willows and the hazel copses green, Shall now no more be seen Fanning their joyous leaves to thy soft lays. As killing as the canker to the rose, Or taint-worm to the weanling herds that graze, Or frost to flowers, that their gay wardrobe wear When first the white-thorn blows; Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherd's ear.
Seite 89 - Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells, and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamelled eyes, That on the green turf suck the honied showers, And purple all the ground with vernal flowers.
Seite 83 - For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill.
Seite 76 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast; no weakness, no contempt, Dispraise, or blame; nothing but well and fair, And what may quiet us in a death so noble.
Seite 92 - And hears the unexpressive nuptial song In the blest kingdoms meek of joy and love. There entertain him all the Saints above, In solemn troops, and sweet societies, That sing, and singing in their glory move, And wipe the tears for ever from his eyes.
Seite 82 - Bitter constraint and sad occasion dear Compels me to disturb your season due: For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer.
Seite 85 - Alas! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless Muse? Were it not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair?
Seite 90 - And purple all the ground with vernal flowers. Bring the rathe primrose that forsaken dies, The tufted crow-toe, and pale jessamine, The white pink, and the pansy freaked with jet, The glowing violet, The musk-rose, and the well-attired woodbine, With cowslips wan that hang the pensive head, And every flower that sad embroidery wears ; Bid amaranthus all his beauty shed, And daffodillies fill their cups with tears, To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies.
Seite 91 - Where the great Vision of the guarded mount Looks toward Namancos and Bayona's hold, — Look homeward, Angel, now, and melt with ruth ; And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth.