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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
...J. L. Simmons Epigraphs from William Roper’s “Life of Sir Thomas More” represent rituals of familial blessing in transition from the feudal to the early modern. They exemplify Shakespeare’s complex employment of the ritual in Hamlet and throughout his plays from the farcical to the serene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1953
... not to be neglected Biagio Schiavo (1675-1750). ELIOGIANTURCO Washington, D.C. ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE AND BRAN THE BLESSED It is not my practice to answer all criticisms of my books, but when a scholar with the reputation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Richard Blessing Jay Parini. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1979. xi + 203 pp. $12.50. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 RICHARD BLESSING 30 1 Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic. By JAY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 1975
...Jarold Ramsey Allen Blessing Richard. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1974. x + 240 pp. $8.95 Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 2 1‘1 KEVIEWS Theodore Koethke’s Dynamic Vision. By KICHARDALLEN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 1961
..., the seat of man’s person- ality, that the difference between Goethe and Mann’s previous artists lies. Speaking further in “Goethe und Tolstoi” of the genius blessed by nature and of his divergence from the norm, Mann continues: “Da bleibt . . . im Psychischen immer vie1 den Durchschnitt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
... next chanceth on the spirit of Reuenge : She perswades him blood and treacherie against all his enemies, as th’onlie means to remount to pristin blesse in despight of Fortune: But she likewise manifesting in the end the treason of her tale by a sudden whip away from his eye at the sight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 1985
... the word to all, as, blessed, unbamboozled, the bridal pairs, rustic and oppidan, in a ring-dance, image the stars at their stately bransles. . . . “City Without Walls”1 “Pardon’s the word to all,” announces Shakespeare’s unbam...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 506–522.
Published: 01 December 1965
... A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM tional masque manner. And after the dance, when Oberon says, With this field-dew consecrate, Every fairy take his gait, And each several chamber bless, Through this palace, with sweet peace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 September 1958
...”: the sportive nimbleness of the fawn invited her to the “game” of racing, of “hunting.” But with the lines “it seem’d to bless / Its self in me” a new note is sounded. The happiness enjoyed by the animal in her company, within her atmosphere, could not be depicted more graphi- cally than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 1978
... of human feeling, the engraver/poet prints his own forms of ex- change, his own paper notes, in “well contrived words, firm fixing, never forgotten” (1235). In the exchanges of Jerusalem the precious material, the “gold” of “the hidden heart,” may become a blessing, a promise of the regenerated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 497–498.
Published: 01 December 1944
... to neglect the way in which worldly enterprise in return supported Protestant- ism or to infer a bottomless cynicism among traders who evoked God’s blessing upon their argosies and held ships’ chaplains to be as necessary as navigators. Louis B. Wright, in this admirable vol- ume of lectures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 December 1944
... or to infer a bottomless cynicism among traders who evoked God’s blessing upon their argosies and held ships’ chaplains to be as necessary as navigators. Louis B. Wright, in this admirable vol- ume of lectures delivered in 1942 on the Walker-Ames Foundation at the University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 57–60.
Published: 01 March 1946
.... One couplet typical of the thought in the two sections noted reads : Death is the keye, which mlocks miserie, And lets the soule to blessed libertie (“Of Death This idea of the blessings of death as compared to the woes of life is also expressed in several other lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 1977
..., and blessing brings about redemption, however temporary. Natural forces such as the sun and the moon appear to form unified symbolical patterns, but contrary to what Robert Penn Warren once tried to demonstrate, not everything good happens under the moon and everything bad under the sun. The poem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 174–176.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., scene 8 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream includes “Pyramus and Thisby” but not the final blessing of the marriages by Oberon and his troupe, who enter after the court and the mechanicals have exited and therefore constitute scene 9. The stage-clearing criterion, though apparently sensible, creates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 398–400.
Published: 01 December 1981
... of Self-Expression. By JOAN KEES. Cam- bridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. viii + 204 pp. $39.95. Joan Kees is not one of those critics blessed with the dubious gift of being able to understand an author without appreciating him. Her book provides...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 June 1944
... Petre’s Book of Hours of the Blessed Virgin: “Sr Will’m Petre was maryed vnto the Lady Katherin Somersett at Essex howse wthowt Temple barr vppon Monday the viijth day of November 1596” (J. J. Howard, H. F. Burke, and H. S. Hughes, Genea- logical Collections . . . Relating to the Roman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
..., Did I behold; Hard Silver and Drie Gold As yet lay under Ground; my blessed Fate Was more acquainted with the Old And Innocent Delights, which he did see In his Original Simplicitie. Those Things which first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (2): 162–180.
Published: 01 June 1980
...) In the end he finds the courage to sacrifice his desire outwardly. And in so doing he realizes it inwardly. When Thoas says, “So geht!” (2 15 l), he renounces what he has seen as a future blessing (“Segen”)to his people and to himself. What is Iphigenia’s reply? “Nicht so, mein Konig! Ohne Segen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2024) 85 (2): 123–149.
Published: 01 June 2024
... that they will not. Abruptly, he changes key: No, no, no, no! Come, let’s away to prison. We two alone will sing like birds i’ th’ cage. When thou dost ask me blessing I’ll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we’ll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor...