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" Tis madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true, Much to the Man is due Who, from his private gardens, where He lived reserved and austere (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot) Could by industrious... "
The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion - Page 179
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A Selection of Metaphysical Poets

Virginia Graham - 1996 - 246 pages
...classical pun. 25 Tis madness to resist or blame The force of angry heaven's flame: And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who, from his private gardens, where 30 He lived reserved and austere, As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot, Could by industrious...
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The Sacred Wood and Major Early Essays

T. S. Eliot - 1997 - 130 pages
...springs out from the hrilliant hut ridiculous contortions of Milton's sentence! \\ho from his pnvate gardens, where He lived reserved and austere, (As if his highest plot To plant the hergamot} Could hy industrious valour climh To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old...
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1999 Lectures and Memoirs

British Academy - 2000 - 574 pages
...laurels blast. Tis madness to resist or blame The force of angry heaven's flame: And, if we would speak true. Much to the man is due. Who. from his private gardens, where He liv'd reserved and austere. As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot. Could by industrious valour...
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Selected Poems

Thomas Chatterton, Grevel Lindop
...flame: And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due. Who, from his private gardens, where 30 He lived reserved and austere, As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot, Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the kingdom old Into another mould. Though justice...
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England Under the Stuarts

George Macaulay Trevelyan - 2002 - 546 pages
...won by wisdom, by valour, and by chance. Parliament, Army, and King, 1646-9 - by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old. 1nto another mould. - Ode to Cromwell, MARVELL Strange 'T'HE government of civilized nations, especially...
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Breakfast Served Any Time All Day: Essays on Poetry New and Selected

Donald Hall - 2004 - 220 pages
...because on the other hand. "Much to the man is due . . ." Who, trom his private Gardens, where He liv'd reserved and austere. As if his highest plot To plant the Bergamot, Could by industrious Valour climbe To ruine the great Work of Tune, And cast the Kmgdome old Into another Mold. Meter, consonants,...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - 2006 - 270 pages
..."whence Gaza mourns" springs out from the brilliant but ridiculous contortions of Milton's sentence! Who from his private gardens, where He lived reserved...highest plot To plant the bergamot) Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old Into another mold; The Pict...
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Literature, Gender and Politics During the English Civil War

Diane Purkiss - 2005 - 300 pages
...blast, Marvell stops dead, as if suddenly reminded that there is a real man: And, if we would speak true Much to the man is due. Who, from his private Gardens, where He liv'd reserved and austere, As if his highest plot To plant the Bergamot, Could by industrial valour...
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Wiederholte Spiegelungen: vergleichende Untersuchungen der ...

Dietrich Jäger - 2005 - 433 pages
...Cromwells Leben ein. Sein Wirken als Landedelman vor jeder öffentlichen Tätigkeit faßt er in ein Bild: "He lived reserved and austere, / As if his highest plot / To plant the Bergamot" (30-32). Die Ereignis folge, die zu Karls Enthauptung führte, wird (im Einklang mit der zeitgenössischen...
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Representing Religious Pluralization in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Stephan Laqué, Enno Ruge - 2007 - 346 pages
...contradiction to his martial and tactical prowess, Cromwell is presented as a protagonist essentially pastoral: Who, from his private gardens, where He lived reserved...highest plot To plant the bergamot, Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the kingdoms old Into another mould. (29—36)...
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