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" Thou sun, said I, fair light, And thou enlighten'd earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods, and plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? "
Elements of Criticism - Page 207
by Lord Henry Home Kames - 1762
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Paradise lost

John Milton - 1910 - 392 pages
...readily could name Whate'er I saw. 'Thou Sun,' said I, 'fair light. And thou enlightened Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods, and...plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here ! Not of myself; by some great Maker then, In goodness and...
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The Poems of John Milton: English, Latin, Greek & Italian, Volume 2

John Milton - English literature - 1925 - 450 pages
...readily could name Whate'er I saw. Thou Sun, said I, fair Light, And thou enlight'n'd Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye Hills and Dales, ye Rivers, Woods, and...Plains, And ye that live and move, fair Creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here ? Not of myself; by some great Maker then, In goodness and...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Literary Criticism - 1925 - 1118 pages
...sun, said 1, fair light. And thou enlightened earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye riven, woods, and plains. And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came 1 thus, how here ! *•*•*** Tell me, how may 1 know Him, how adore, From...
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Milton on Education: The Tractate Of Education, with Supplementary Extracts ...

John Milton - Education - 1928 - 402 pages
...readily could name Whate'er I saw. "Thou Sun," said I, "fair light, And thou enlightened Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods, and...plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? Not of myself; by some great Maker then, In goodness and...
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The English Journal, Volume 17

English language - 1928 - 922 pages
...outburst of Adam upon his creation: Thou sun, said I, fair light And them enlightened earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods and...plains And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell Tell if ye saw how came I thus, how here? And again in the great hymn sent up by Adam and Eve to the...
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Milton on Education, the Tractate Of Education

John Milton - Education - 1928 - 402 pages
...readily could name Whate'er I saw. "Thou Sun," said I, "fair light, And thou enlightened Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods, and...plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? Not of myself; by some great Maker then, In goodness and...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Literature - 1909 - 502 pages
...could name Whate'er I saw. ' Thou Sun,' said I, ' fair light, And thou enlightened Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye hills and dales, ye rivers, woods, and...plains, And ye that live and move, fair creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here ! Not of myself; by some great Maker then, In goodness and...
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 372 pages
...quests for his scene of origin: Thou Sun, said I, fair Light, And thou enlight'n'd Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye Hills and Dales, ye Rivers, Woods, and...Plains And ye that live and move, fair Creatures, tell, Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? Not of myself; by some great Maker then. (8.273-278) The...
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Traditions and Innovations: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages ...

David G. Allen, Robert A. White - History - 1990 - 284 pages
...what cause. Knew not. . . . . . . Thou Sun, said I, fair Light, And thou enlight'n'd Earth, so fresh and gay, Ye Hills and Dales, ye Rivers, Woods, and...Plains And ye that live and move, fair Creatures, tell. Tell, if ye saw, how came I thus, how here? Not of myself; by some great Maker then. In goodness and...
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The Descent of the Imagination: Postromantic Culture in the Later Novels of ...

Kevin Z. Moore - Fiction - 1993 - 344 pages
...unnamed prospects, Adam prays: "Thou sun, said I fair light,/ And there enlightened earth, so fresh and gay,/ Ye hills and dales, Ye Rivers, Woods, and Plains,/ And ye that move first creatures" (PL, 8.270-76). Tess wants to be such a "first creature," one who names rather...
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