The Poetical Works Of John Milton; With Notes Of Various Authors

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byJohn Milton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...T. Warton. Shakspeare has " tributary rivers," Cymbeline, A. iv. S. ii. And in Drayton's Polyolbion, " tributary streams" and " tributary brooks" occur repeatedly. Todd. By course commits to several government, 25 And gives them leave to wear their sapphire crowns, And wield their little tridents: But this Isle, The greatest and the best of all the main, He quarters to his blue-hair'd deities; And all this tract that fronts the falling sun so A noble Peer of mickle trust and power Has in his charge, with temper'd awe to guide An old and haughty nation, proud in arms: Where his fair off-spring nurs'd in princely lore, Ver. 28. The greatest and the best of all the main, In B. Jonson's Neptune's Triumph, Albion is called " His Albion, Prince of all his Isles." Todd. Ver. 29. He quarters That is, Neptune; with which name he honours the king, as sovereign of the four seas; for, from the British Neptune only, this noble peer derives his authority. Warburton. Ver. 32. with temper'd awe to guide An old and haughty nation, proud in arms: That is, the Cambro-Britons, who were to be governed by respect mixed with awe. The Earl of Bridgewater, " A noble Peer of mickle trust and power," was now governour of the Welsh as lord-president of the principality. " Proud hi arms," is Virgil's " belloque superbi," JEn. i. 21. T. Warton. Ver. 34. Where his fair off-spring &c. In Arcades v. 27. an allusion is made to the honourable birth of the Maskers. Probably an allusion might have been here intended to the princely descent, as well as to the personal beauty of the young Actors. Henry VII. by marrying Elizabeth, the heiress of the house of York, united the two families of York and Lancaster. He had by her four children, Arthur, prince of Wales, who died...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...T. Warton. Shakspeare has " tributary rivers," Cymbeline, A. iv. S. ii. And in Drayton's Polyolbion, " tributar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217364489

ISBN - 13:9780217364485

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