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" ... languishing faintness, begin to stand and to rest himself ; if the moon should wander from her beaten way ; the times and seasons of the year blend themselves by disordered and confused mixture ; the winds breathe out their last gasp ; the clouds... "
The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Page 447
1829
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...breathe out their last gasp, the clouds yield no rain, the earth be defected of 4 heavenly inlluence, the fruits of the earth pine away, as children at...what would become of man himself, whom these things do now all serve ? See we not plainly, that obedience of creatures 5 unto the law of nature is the...
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Rhetoric: A Text-book, Designed for Use in Schools and Colleges, and for ...

Erastus Otis Haven - English language - 1869 - 381 pages
...heavenly influence, the fruits of the earth pine away as children at the withered breasts of their mothers no longer able to yield them relief: what would become...man himself, whom these things now do all serve?" 19. Value of Periods. — Great orators have produced their sublimest impression by the use of the...
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Paradise Lost: Introduction

John Broadbent - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 175 pages
...forget their wonted motions and by irregular volubility turn themselves any way as it might happen . . . what would become of man himself, whom these things...obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world? RICHARD HOOKER The lazes of ecclesiastical polity 1594; cf. Ulysses in Troilus...
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The Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - Anglican Communion
...breathe out their last gasp, the clouds yield no rain, the earth be defeated of heavenly influence, the fruits of the earth pine away as children at the withered breasts of their mother no longer Imperfection of things natural: its cause. BOOK I. Ch- Hi. 3' able to yield them relief1 : what would...
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The Time of the Spirit: Readings Through the Christian Year

George Every, Richard Harries, Bishop Kallistos Ware - Religion - 1984 - 259 pages
...beaten way, the times and seasons of the year blend themselves by disordered and confused mixtures, the fruits of the earth pine away as children at the...himself, whom these things now do all serve? See we not that obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world? Novembers THE ARCHANGELS...
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Gravitational Physics of Stellar and Galactic Systems

William C. Saslaw - Science - 1987 - 491 pages
...out their last gasp, the clouds yield no rain, the earth be defeated of heavenly influence . . . : what would become of man himself, whom these things...obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world? So you see, there are dire consequences of not understanding this subject...
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Ceremony and Civility in English Renaissance Prose

Anne Drury Hall - Literary Criticism - 2010
...their last gaspe, the cloudes yeeld no rayne, the earth be defeated of heavenly influence, the fruites of the earth pine away as children at the withered breasts of their mother no longer able to yeeld them reliefe, what would become of man himselfe, whom these things now do all serve? (1.3.2)...
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Between Worlds: A Study of the Plays of John Webster

Dena Goldberg - History - 1987 - 167 pages
...involves us in a rather complicated problem. It is significant that Hooker, whom Crispiano is echoing here ("See we not plainly that obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world?"), was using the word "creatures" in a different sense. In its original context,...
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Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore - Design - 1991 - 388 pages
...be as dangerous to that order as to the individual subject. Hooker, in a now famous passage, asked: 'see we not plainly that obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world?' (Laws, i. t57). Equally plainly, in this view disobedience is literally worldshattering;...
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Forms of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England

Richard Helgerson - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 367 pages
...breathe out their last gasp, the clouds yield no rain, the earth be defeated of heavenly influence, the fruits of the earth pine away as children at the...obedience of creatures unto the law of nature is the stay of the whole world?36 Anxiety, not hope, animates this passage. No longer a heroic role in an...
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