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" Henceforth I learn that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence, ever to observe His providence, and on him sole depend... "
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - 1997 - 200 Seiten
...Lost. Sadder but wiser after his visionary preview of human history, Adam confesses that he sees now that "to obey is best, / And love with fear the only God," and the Archangel Michael replies, This having learnt, thou hast attain'd the sum Of wisdom; hope no...
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Rhetorica Movet: Studies in Historical and Modern Rhetoric in Honour of ...

Heinrich Franz Plett, Peter Lothar Oesterreich, Thomas O. Sloane - 1999 - 545 Seiten
...teaching and judiciously pleasing, always the rhetorician, finally moving the hearer to seek goodness: Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God [...] that suffering for truth's sake Is fortitude to highest victory, And to the faithful death the...
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Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in ...

Michael C. Schoenfeldt - 1999 - 203 Seiten
...end of time "bring forth fruits Joy and eternal Bliss," Adam replies, in aptly alimentary terms, that "Greatly instructed I shall hence depart, /Greatly in peace of thought, and have my fil / Of knowledge, what this Vessel can containe" (12.558-60). Whereas the angels in heaven are secure...
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Woods Lanyer: Woman Poet C

Susanne Woods - 1999 - 198 Seiten
...learn the lessons that Lanyer's countess of Cumberland already knows. "Henceforth I learn," he says, "that to obey is best, / And love with fear the only God" (XII.56i-62); that God is Merciful over all his works, with good Still overcoming evil, and by small...
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A Beginner's Guide to Critical Reading: An Anthology of Literary Texts

Richard Jacobs - 2001 - 481 Seiten
...race of time, 555 Till time stand fixed; beyond is all abyss Eternity, whose end no eye can reach. Greatly instructed I shall hence depart, Greatly in...my fill Of knowledge, what this vessel can contain; 560 Beyond which was my folly to aspire. Henceforth I learn that to obey is best, And love with fear...
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The Complete Critical Guide to John Milton

Richard Bradford - 2001 - 215 Seiten
...of the critical debates on the poem is encapsulated in three lines at the centre of Adam's speech. Greatly instructed I shall hence depart. Greatly in peace of thought, and have my fill Of knowledge. (XII: 537-9) The question is this: does Adam speak for the reader^ And there are questions within the...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 437 Seiten
...the race of time, Till time stand fixed: beyond is all abyss, Eternity, whose end no eye can reach. Greatly instructed I shall hence depart, Greatly in...can contain; Beyond which was my folly to aspire. 560 Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence,...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - 2003 - 1059 Seiten
...and III, 334-38. Till time stand fixt: beyond is all abyss, 555 Eternity, whose end no eye can reach. Greatly instructed I shall hence depart, Greatly in...can contain; Beyond which was my folly to aspire. 560 Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presence,...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 Seiten
...the race of tune, Till time stand f1xed: beyond is all abyss, Eternity, whose end no eye can reach. Greatly instructed I shall hence depart, Greatly in...can contain; Beyond which was my folly to aspire. 560 Henceforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in presence,...
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John Milton: Paradise regained and Samson Agonistes

John Martin Evans - 2003 - 396 Seiten
...insofar as they eome to realize themselves. Adam, in the elosing lines of Book xi i, says. Heneeforth I learn, that to obey is best, And love with fear the only God, to walk As in his presenee, ever to observe His providenee, and on him sole depend, Mereifol over all his works, with...
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