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" So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity That, when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt... "
The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq: Delivered at the Bar, and on Various ... - Page 137
by Charles Phillips - 1821 - 249 pages
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...chaste austerity, 450 And noble grace that dashed brute violence With sudden adoration, and blank awe. So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That when a...gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heavenly habitants0 Begin to cast a beam on the outward shape, 460 The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns...
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Encyclopędia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the ...

Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 624 pages
...chains at curfew time. No goblin, or swart fairy of the mine, Hath hurtful power o'er true virginity. So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That, when...lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt " When her husband was very sick, Alcestis sacrificed her life for his, as the god Apollo had said...
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The Kabbalah of the Soul: The Transformative Psychology and Practices of ...

Leonora Leet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 384 pages
...Comus, he speaks of the relationship possible between a saintly soul and the angelic guides who . . . in clear dream and solemn vision Tell her of things...that no gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heav'nly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th' outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...450 And noble grace that dash't brute violence With sudden adoration and blank awe? So dear to Heav'n is Saintly chastity, That when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand livened Angels lackey her, 455 Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, And in clear dream and...
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Witchcraft

Charles Williams - Religion - 2005 - 316 pages
...something very much like it in Comus, but to him then in his youth the process was one of high chastity. So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That when a...A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far oflfeach thing of sin and guilt, And in clear dream and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross...
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Women on Stage in Stuart Drama

Sophie Tomlinson - Drama - 2005 - 294 pages
...the 'hidden strength' of chastity (414), which he figures through a metaphor of spiritual perception: So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That when a...sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, And . . . Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear. (450-7) These lines recall the depiction of...
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Northrop Frye on Milton and Blake, Volume 16

Northrop Frye, Angela Esterhammer - Literary Collections - 2005 - 490 pages
...Lady's chastity draws her away from the sensible world toward the world of the angels, who in cleer dream, and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear, Till oft convers with heav'nly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th' outward shape, The unpolluted temple of...
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Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Jeffrey Wainwright - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 155 pages
...sister's resolute purity will be able to withstand any assault because heaven will come to her aid and Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a beam on the outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns it by degrees...
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas: Easyread Comfort Edition

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 68 pages
...of chaste austerity, And noble grace that dashed brute violence With sudden adoration and blank awe? So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity That, when a...her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast...
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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 100 pages
...of chaste austerity, And noble grace that dashed brute violence With sudden adoration and blank awe? So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity That, when a...lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and And in clear dream and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear; Till oft converse...
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