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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 207–220.
Published: 01 June 2022
... a poem called “Love 3.” He wrote three poems called “Love.” 5 See “The Temper” (1), lines 27–28 (Herbert 1945 : 55): “Thy power and love, my love and trust / Make one place ev’ry where.” 6 For the three quotations from “The Flower” in this paragraph, see Herbert 1945 : 166. 7...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
... of Despair are epitomized in the fol- lowing stanza : Be not injayld to base Aduersitie, Rather slip out thy life at gloryes window, One stab will send thee to eternity, And rid thee quite and cleane of all thy woe. Then there lies life-lesse all Calamity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 111–117.
Published: 01 June 1956
...). d‘ t 1 0 God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only-begotten Son to the d’ d‘ Gentiles: Mercifully grant, that we, which know thee now by faith, may after d’ t this life have the fruition of thy glorioscs Godhead; Through [the same thy Son...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 1977
... for granted because he announces his’ allegiance so lovingly and clearly in “The British Church”: I joy, deare Mother, when 1 view Thy perfect lineaments and hue Both sweet and bright. (1-3)’ Herbert’s “British...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 394–411.
Published: 01 December 1948
.... Ther’s not a wind can stir, Or beam passe by, But strait I think (though far,) Thy hand is nigh ; Come, come! Strike these lips dumb...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
... (A lowly State may hide A man from Danger) to the Womb, That I may yet New-born becom. My God, thy Bounty then did ravish me! Before I learned to be poor, I always did thy Riches see, And thankfully adore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 September 1946
..., 53 Nat oonly helpest hem that preyen thee, 54 But often tyme, of thy benygnytee, 55 Ful frely, er that men thyn help biseche. 56 Thou goost biforn, and art hir lyves leche. Critics have assumed that the fourth stanza...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 424–428.
Published: 01 December 1948
... in parentheses by the present writer), the ode presents the following short view: [I] 0 thou, . . . (By thy love’s milky brow ! By all the trembling mazes that she ran,) Hear us, great Pan! [11] 0 thou,. . . be quickly near...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 395–406.
Published: 01 December 1968
... the speciaI circumstances of the Lady’s death receives appropriate accent in the rising crescendo of half- and full-line parallels so characteristic of Pope’s rhetoric at times of high emotional tension: What can atone (oh ever-injur’d shade!) Thy fate unpity’d, and thy rites...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
... will be referred to as the sign of the transferred verb. The sign is usually in the same clause. Frequently, as in the above example, it is the subject of the transferred verb; but it may have some other construction.* Dresse and undresse thy soul :3 (object) Feed no man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 369–374.
Published: 01 September 1965
... Fortune unstable! Lyk to the scorpion so deceyvable, That flaterest with thyn heed whan thou wolt stynge; Thy tayl is deeth, thurgh thyn envenymynge. 0 brotil joye! o sweete venym queynte! 0 monstre, that so subtilly kanst peynte Thy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1963
... Hye mindes, state, power, Shall come to end within an houre. Let Antwerp warning be, Thou stately London, to beware, Lest, resting in thy glee, Thou wrapst thy self in wretched care.3 (I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 508–522.
Published: 01 December 1969
... Portends more Terrour then Delight. Yet if my Shadow Thou wilt bee, Enjoy thy dearest wish. Bultsee Thou take my Shadowe’s property, That hats away when I come nigh: Else stay till Death hath blinded me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 27–53.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to be. —Allen Grossman, Summa Lyrica How fresh, O Lord, how sweet and clean / Are thy returns! 1 So begins “The Flower,” where George Herbert takes up an issue—what it means to write a poem of praise—that might seem irrelevant to anyone trying to discern the value that lyric might still have. J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 449–458.
Published: 01 December 1945
... Thy spite on mortal flies. As the mother of Posthumus says of her son that he “Came crying ’mongst his foes,” so Housnian in a birthday poem (More Pocnzs, XXV) says of himself that he “came crying upon earth.” The appeal for Posthumus continues by describing his virtues and concludes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 260–269.
Published: 01 September 1966
..., submitting to all creatures. I‘et thy kingdom is so great that no one can rule thee, for thou hast come out of the mortal seruitude of thy own sensuality, which destroyed thy dignity, and having slain this enemy with hatred and dislike of thy own pleasure hast re...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 142–157.
Published: 01 June 1960
..., though just as final, is completely different in spirit and tone: Carlisle, this is your doom: Choose out some secret place, some reverend room, More than thou hast, and with it joy thy life. So, as thou liv’st in peace, die free from strife...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1942
... gave them color. The unfruitful rock itself, impregn’d by thee, In dark retirement forms the lucid stone. The lively diamond drinks thy purest rays, CoIlected light, compact ; that polish’d bright, And all its native lustre let abroad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 63–78.
Published: 01 March 1940
... in that more civil Century, When this shall wholly fill the Voyce of Fame, The busie Antiquaries then will tr To find amongst their Monarchs Zoins thy Name. 5. They will admire thy force ’gainst Gothick rage, Thy Head of Atherts, and thy Woman breast, Which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 45–58.
Published: 01 March 1960
..., descend not here, nor think to stay, I’ve read, who ’twas, drove you away. SScde, II.xxiii, xxii; Sitwell, pp. 201, 199. Vaughan has made answer else- where than in “The Proffer” to the world : If the world offers to me ought, That by thy book must...