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" At her feet he bowed he fell, he lay down at her feet he bowed, he fell where he bowed, there he fell down dead... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - 1984 - 928 pages
...she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples. 27 ȑ6 28 The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice. Why is his chariot so...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1984 - 409 pages
...be a beauty of the highest kind; as illustrated by Mr. Wordsworth himself from the song of Deborah. "At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down; at her...he fell; where he bowed, there he fell down dead." l 1 Judges 5.27, which WW cites in quently beauties of the highest kind". his note to The Thorn (see...
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The Book of God: A Response to the Bible

Gabriel Josipovici - 1990 - 350 pages
...hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, When she had pierced and stricken through his temples, At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: At her...he fell: Where he bowed, there he fell down dead. (Judg. 5:25-27) So far we have a reiteration of what the narrative has told us, though its rhythmic...
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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z

Bernard Marie Dupriez - 1991 - 545 pages
...force the same thing or idea (see Fontanier, p. 332). See also Quillet and Robert (meaning 2). Exx: 'At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...he fell; where he bowed, there he fell down dead' (Judges 5:27); To dig down deep enough to find the truth, / To penetrate and check, balance and sift'...
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Men Writing the Feminine: Literature, Theory, and the Question of Genders

Thaïs E. Morgan - 1994 - 207 pages
...victory she had foretold. The second, on the murder of Sisera, declares Jael's supremacy and his fall: "At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead" (27). And the third, half in sympathy, half gloatingly, renders the anguished voice of his mother:...
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Joyce's Waking Women: An Introduction to Finnegans Wake

Sheldon Brivic - 1995 - 162 pages
...Sisera's mother waiting for him to return, is perhaps the first slow-motion violence shot in literature: "At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead." This appears weirdly transformed at the end of the Children's Games chapter (II.l), as McHugh points...
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Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Critics on Poetry

Yopie Prins, Maeera Shreiber - 1997 - 373 pages
...Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song: Arise Barak, and lead thy captivity captive, thou Son of Aniboam. At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...bowed, he fell; where he bowed there he fell down dead. Why is his Chariot so long in coining? Why tarry the Wheels of his Chariot? (in Wordsworth and Coleridge...
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Holy Writ as Oral Lit: The Bible as Folklore

Alan Dundes - 1999 - 131 pages
...hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples. At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...bowed, he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead (Judg. 5:24-27). That Jael killed Sisera in her tent is not in dispute, but there are significant variations...
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Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Jeanne Cortiel - 1999 - 254 pages
...hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples. At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her...he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead. (King James Version) When Jael, who is also the speaking subject at that point, kills Boss, she uses...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...waste its superfluity — when in the highest degree — in lyric repetitions and sublime tautology — (at her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down; at her...he fell ; where he bowed, there he fell down dead) — and, in lower degrees, in making the words themselves the subjects and materials of that surplus...
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