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" Had ye been there—for what could that have done ? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament, When, by the rout that made the hideous roar, His gory visage down the stream... "
Milton's Poetical Works: Together with the Life of the Author - Página 297
por John Milton - 1832
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George Steiner: A Reader

George Steiner - 1987 - 447 páginas
...inevitably but to supreme effect: What could the Muse her self that Orpheus bore, The Muse her self, for her enchanting son Whom Universal nature did lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar, His goary visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore. The motif of resurrection...
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Virgil's Iliad: An Essay on Epic Narrative

K. W. Gransden, Virgil - 1984 - 221 páginas
...invokes the figure of Orpheus, the type of the supreme bard, Homer's equal, but destroyed untimely: What could the Muse herself, that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son . . . Milton brings back the figure of Orpheus in his epic, in the second invocation, placed, just...
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The Feminine Reclaimed: The Idea of Woman in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton

Stevie Davies - 1986 - 273 páginas
...her sharing in its distresses and unfulfilled needs, and through the human quality of her motherhood: What could the muse herself that Orpheus bore, The...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore. (Lycidas, 58—63) The elegist sings of the wholeness of a single life scissored prematurely; the powerful...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 páginas
...poetic succession: What could the Muse her self that Orpheus bore, The Muse her self, for her inchanting son Whom Universal nature did lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar, His goary visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore. Alas! What boots...
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Mourning and Panegyric: The Poetics of Pastoral Ceremony

Celeste Marguerite Schenck - 1988 - 228 páginas
...impending death of the arts and of their potential rebirth on other shores.” 94 MOURNING AND PANEGYRIC What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? (11. 58—63) Even more significant, however, is the initiatory motif this version of the Orpheus myth...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - 1988 - 144 páginas
...ones of abandonment. As Orpheus is rent apart, even maternal protection is rendered utterly powerless. "What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, / The Muse herself for her enchanting son" (Lycidas, 58-59); "... nor could the Muse defend/ Her Son" (PL, VII. 37-38). Despite all of Milton's...
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Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion

Jane Ellen Harrison - 1991 - 682 páginas
...primitive Pelasgian population but never adopted by the Achaeans. The Maenads triumphed for a time. 'What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore?' The dismal savage tale comes to a gentle close. The head of Orpheus, singing always, is found by the...
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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
...sing, and build the lofty rhyme. (lines 10-11) The image of Orpheus is appropriately present yet again: What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The...lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar, His goary visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? (lines 58-63) Orpheus...
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Remembering and Repeating: On Milton's Theology and Poetics

Regina M. Schwartz - 1993 - 144 páginas
...ones of abandonment. As Orpheus is rent apart, even maternal protection is rendered utterly powerless. "What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, / The Muse herself for her enchanting son'' (Lycidas, 58- 59); "... nor could the Muse defend / Her Son'' (PL, VII. 37-38). Despite all of Milton's...
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[The collected works ] ; The collected works of Abraham Cowley ..., Volúmenes1-2

Abraham Cowley - 1993 - 649 páginas
...promoted by the death of Eurydice and whose fate, as Milton relates it, was that his disembodied head "down the stream was sent, / Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore" (Lycidas, 11. 62-63). For post-Orphic rites of sexual sacrifice, see Samuel Daniel, Delia, sonnet 8,...
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