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" As, when far off at sea, a fleet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs; they, on the trading flood, Through the wide Ethiopian to the... "
Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ... - Página 178
por Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 255 páginas
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - 2004 - 136 páginas
...Equinoctial Winds Close sailing from Rengala, or the Isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence Merchants bring Thir spicy Drugs: they on the Trading Flood Through the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole. (2.6 36-42 ) Besides evoking a sense of vast distance (a common effect in Paradise...
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The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic

Timothy Morton - 2006 - 300 páginas
...sails south-west towards the Cape of Good Hope. Here Milton uses the trade winds topos: As when far off at sea a fleet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial...the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the pole. (11.636-42) Some editors explain 'the trading flood' as '"where the trade winds blow"'.92...
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Milton and the Climates of Reading: Essays

Balachandra Rajan, Elizabeth Sauer - 2006 - 192 páginas
...presenting India as one of the primary sites of infernality: As when far off at Sea a Fleet descri'd Hangs in the Clouds, by Equinoctial Winds Close sailing...the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole. So seem'd Far off the flying Fiend. (PL 2.636-43) Ternate and Tidore are Spice Islands...
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Love's Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature

Grace Tiffany - 2006 - 217 páginas
...his own voyage of discovery through Hell, the soaring fiend resembles "a fleet descried" hanging on the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from...the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the pool. So seemed Far off the flying Fiend. . . . (2.636-42) His flight upward from Hell to...
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The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600-1730

Robert Markley, Assistant Professor of English Robert Markley - 2006 - 316 páginas
...Equinotical^ff'm&s, Close sailing from Bengala, or the Isles of Of Ternate and Tidore, whence Merchants bring Thir spicy Drugs: they on the Trading Flood Through the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole. So seem'd Far off the flying Fiend[.] (n, 636—43) Balachandra Rajan is right to...
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Gulliver as Slave Trader: Racism Reviled by Jonathan Swift

Elaine L. Robinson - 2006 - 252 páginas
...the Deep, then soars Up to the fiery conclave tow'ring high. As when far off at Sea a Fleet descri'd Hangs in the Clouds, by "Equinoctial" Winds Close sailing from "Bengala," or the Isles Of "Ternare" and "Tidore," whence Merchants bring Thir spicy Drugs: they on the Trading Flood Through...
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Milton and the Jews

Douglas A. Brooks - 2008
...of merchant ships sailing westward across the Indian Ocean: As when far off at Sea a Fleet descri'd Hangs in the Clouds, by Equinoctial Winds Close sailing...the wide Ethiopian to the Cape Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole. So seem'd Far off the flying Fiend. (2.636-43) Balachandra Rajan aptly observes that...
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