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" Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. "
Comus: A Mask - Page 39
by John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
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George Eliot's Dialogue with John Milton

Anna K. Nardo - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 278 pages
...upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the Raven down Of darkness till it smil'd: I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst the flow'ry-kirl'd Naiades, Culling their Potent herbs and baleful drugs, Who...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...harmonies. Comus. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould0 Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air0 To testify his hidden residence;0 How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, through...
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Women on Stage in Stuart Drama

Sophie Tomlinson - Drama - 2005 - 294 pages
...transformative power exceeding the sensual captivation of Circe's and the Sirens' insinuating harmonies: How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence,...the empty-vaulted night At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled. (248-51) The Lady's musical art does not render Comus brutish;...
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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 92 pages
...the skies, COMUS. Can any mortal mixture of earthUs mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst...
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas: Easyread Comfort Edition

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 68 pages
...harmonies! COMUS. Can any mortal mixture of earthUs mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst...
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