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" ... to inbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of virtue and public civility, to allay the perturbations of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; to celebrate in glorious and lofty hymns the throne and equipage of God's almightiness,... "
The Christian Spectator - Página 545
1827
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

George Alexander Kennedy, Glyn P. Norton, Hugh Barr Nisbet, Marshall Brown, Claude Julien Rawson, Alastair J. Minnis, Ian Richard Johnson, Rafey Habib, Christa Knellwolf, Raman Selden, A. Walton Litz, Louis Menand, Lawrence Rainey, Christopher Norris, Christa Knellwolf King - 1989 - 758 páginas
...a similar ethical function for poetry, but also presents the poet as one who praises God, and sings 'the deeds and triumphs of just and pious Nations...valiantly through faith against the enemies of Christ'. Surrounded by the traditional adversaries of the English classic poet - 'libidinous and ignorant poetasters',...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 páginas
...considered himself 'church-outed by the prelates': his own visionary poetry, he hoped, would serve 'to deplore the general relapses of kingdoms and states from justice and God's true worship'.3 Given that such intimate links existed between poets and the civic and ecclesiastical worlds,...
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 439 páginas
...right tune, to celebrate in glorious and lofty Hymns the throne and equipage of Gods Almightinesse, and what he works, and what he suffers to be wrought with high providence in his Church, to sing the victorious agonies of Martyrs and Saints, the deeds and triumphs of just and pious Nations doing...
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Milton, Authorship, and the Book Trade

Stephen B. Dobranski - 1999 - 245 páginas
..."to imbreed and cherish in a great people the seeds of vertu, and publick civility" and "to sing the victorious agonies of Martyrs and Saints, the deeds...valiantly through faith against the enemies of Christ" (CP 1: 816-17). Poets ought not to isolate themselves, according to Milton, but instead should fulfill,...
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Milton and the Preaching Arts

Jameela Lares - 2001 - 352 páginas
...produce worship, "to celebrate in glorious and lofty Hymns the throne and equipage of Gods Almightinesse, and what he works and what he suffers to be wrought with high providence in his Church." Fourth, poetic gifts are of power to extol the derivative achievements of God's people ("to sing the...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 páginas
...right tune; to celebrate in glorious and lofty hymns the throne and equipage of God's almightiness and what he works, and what he suffers to be wrought with high providence in his church; to sing the victorious agonies of martyrs and saints, the deeds and triumphs of just and pious nations doing...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - 2004 - 136 páginas
...fulfill the critical aim of the prophetic poet, announced in his Reason of ChurchGovernment (1642). "to deplore the general relapses of Kingdoms and States from justice and Gods true worship" (YP 1:81 7). Moreover, through a series of challenging historical lessons, Adam...
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - 496 páginas
...right tune, to celebrate in glorious and lofty Hymns the throne and equipage of Gods Almightiness, and what he works, and what he suffers to be wrought with high providence in his Church, to sing the victorious agonies of Martyrs and Saints, the deeds and triumphs of just and pious Nations doing...
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Delirious Milton: The Fate of the Poet in Modernity

Gordon Teskey - 2006 - 214 páginas
...the might and prestige of Portugal in the dust."16 None of what Milton had once fervently hailed as "the deeds and triumphs of just and pious nations...valiantly through faith against the enemies of Christ" (YP 1:816-817) will bear very close scrutiny, as Milton learned in his study of British history and...
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