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" Meanwhile welcome Joy, and Feast, Midnight Shout and Revelry, Tipsy Dance and Jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, Dropping odours, dropping wine Rigour now is gone to bed, And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict Age, and sour Severity, With their... "
Comus: A Mask - Page 33
by John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 540 pages
...Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing toward the other goal I0 Of his chamber in the east. Meamvhile, welcome joy and feast, Midnight shout and revelry,...dance and jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, l5 Dropping odours, dropping wine, Rigor now is gone to bed, And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict...
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Selections from the Prose and Poetry of John Milton

John Milton - 1923 - 310 pages
...Sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing toward the other goal 100 Of his chamber in the east. Meanwhile, welcome joy and feast, Midnight...dance and jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, Dropping odours, dropping wine. Rigour now is gone to bed; And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...slope Sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing toward the other goal Of his chamber in the east. Meanwhile, welcome joy and feast, Midnight...dance and jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, Dropping odours, dropping wine. Rigour now is gone to bed ; And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 21, Issue 2

1855
...that all intruders are absent, he begins the dance. Then the syllables move with a quicker pace, " Meanwhile welcome Joy and Feast, , Midnight shout and Revelry, Tipsy Dance and Jollity." After all, Comus is not a drama. Its stateliness does not allow us to call it so. It is a series of...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...doth hold; And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream, . . . Meanwhile, welcome joy and feast, Midnight shout and revelry, Tipsy dance and jollity. . . . Now to the moon in wavering morrice move, And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - Reference - 1995 - 452 pages
...he first introduces the voluptuous enchanter. . . . These figurative personages recall to our minds Meanwhile welcome Joy and Feast Midnight Shout and Revelry, Tipsy Dance, and Jollity. In the same speech our Poet evidently has in view a lively Anacreontic Ode, which the Comus of Puteanus...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...a glass of liquor in the other, and he speaks in the tripping octosyllabic couplets of IS Allegro; Meanwhile welcome, joy and feast, Midnight shout and...dance and jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine Dropping odours, dropping wine. Rigour now is gone to bed, And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 284 pages
...invitation is clouded by the Laudian overtones and the similarity to Comus's own invitation to Mirth: "welcome Joy and Feast, / Midnight shout and revelry, / Tipsy dance and Jollity" (11. 102-4). L'Allegro is a first version of Comus in that both are simultaneously poet and seducer,...
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The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Annabel Robinson - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 332 pages
...anguish at being displaced in Cornford's affection must have been cruelly fuelled by Comus's lines: Meanwhile, welcome Joy and Feast, Midnight shout and...dance and Jollity. Braid your Locks with rosy Twine, Dropping odours, dropping Wine. Rigour now is gone to bed; And Advice with scrupulous head, Strict...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...sun his upward beam0 Shoots against the dusky pole,0 Pacing toward the other goal 100 Of his chamber in the east. Meanwhile, welcome joy, and feast, Midnight...dance, and jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine Dropping odours, dropping wine. Rigour now is gone to bed, And Advice with scrupulous head, Strick...
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