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" But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. "
Explanatory Notes and Remarks on Milton's Paradise Lost - Page xxiii
by Jonathan Richardson - 1734 - 546 pages
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...with' (229). According to Milton's best light, the times seemed to demand prose, not poetry. Moreover, 'when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal' (231). However distasteful...
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The Cambridge Companion to Milton

Dennis Danielson - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...Near the beginning of The Reason of Church-Government, he explains that he is personally hesitant: But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in mans will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal. If he shall think to be...
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The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: On the Constitution of the ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...man it must in nature needs be a hateful thing to be the displeaser and molester of thousands ; * * * but when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say and what he shall conceal."* That my complaints,...
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Alleyne Silver - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 409 pages
...chief intended busines, to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own true happinesse. But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in mans will what he shall say or what he shall conceal. If he shall think to be...
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John Donne and the Protestant Reformation: New Perspectives

Doerksen, Daniel W., Shami, Jeanne, Johnson, Jeffrey, Frontain, Raymond-Jean - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 385 pages
...challenge to episcopacy in terms of a revelation brought about by a divinely commanded trumpet call: "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal" (666). Not surprisingly,...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...his chief intended business to all mankind, but that they resist and oppose their own true happiness. But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal. If he shall think to be...
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John Donne and the Protestant Reformation: New Perspectives

Doerksen, Daniel W., Shami, Jeanne, Johnson, Jeffrey, Frontain, Raymond-Jean - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 385 pages
...challenge to episcopacy in terms of a revelation brought about by a divinely commanded trumpet call: "But when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say or what he shall conceal" (666). Not surprisingly,...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - Literary Collections - 2004 - 136 pages
...and ecclesiastical reform, he too may have to utter odious truths in "sharp, but saving words," for "when God commands to take the trumpet and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in mans will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal" (YP 1:802-4). This would...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - Law - 2005 - 826 pages
...1954), p. 183, n. 26. The New Testament attitude is perpetuated in such passages as these by Milton: "But when God commands to take the trumpet, and blow a dolorous or a jarring blast, it lies not in man's will what he shall say, or what he shall conceal." The Prose Works of John...
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