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" A dungeon horrible, on all sides round As one great furnace flamed, yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 126
by Irishman - 1840
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1849 - 424 pages
...yet from those flames No light; but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell; hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...horrible on all sides round," where were "Flames " which gave and "Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes, That comes to all ; " I- 6$bursts out with a vigour and beauty worthy of a better...
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The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps

Terrence Des Pres - Business & Economics - 1980 - 218 pages
...Milton in Paradise Lost, No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all. . . . Milton's Hell is a "universe of death," and his high style...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...yet from these flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery Deluge, fed With...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery Deluge, fed With...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe. out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set th hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end (Bk. I, 1. 61-67) 51 What though the field...
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Death by Government

R. J. Rummel - Political Science - 2011 - 496 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all, but torture without end. — John Milton, Paradise Lost 1.61-67...
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Fellowship in Paradise Lost: Vergil, Milton, Wordsworth, Volume 97

André Verbart, Andreas Franciscus Maria Verbart - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1995 - 314 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd onely to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes -' One could perhaps transpose or translate line 49 iuto its latinate sense, "For...
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The Theatrical City: Culture, Theatre and Politics in London, 1576-1649

David L. Smith, Richard Strier, David Bevington - History - 2003 - 308 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all. (', 44-67)" I want to remark in this celebrated passage a specifically...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1995 - 275 pages
...yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery Deluge, fed With...
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