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" From heaven, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements : from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day ; and with the setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 26
by John Milton - 1801
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 pages
...unadored In ancient Greece; and in Ausonian land Men call'd him Mulciber; and how he fell 740 From heaven they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal...dewy eve, A summer's day ; and with the setting sun Dropp'd from me zenith like a falling star, 745 On Lemnos, the Mgeaxt isle: thus they relate, Erring;...
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Garibaldi at Home: Notes of a Visit to Caprera

Sir Charles Rhoderick McGrigor (bart.) - 1866 - 313 pages
...alludes to the fall of Vulcan into one of the islands of the Mediterranean, " Thrown by angry Jove Clear o'er the crystal battlements : from morn To noon he...setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star On Lemnos the JEgean isle." In short, the mythology of some parts of the Mediterranean is almost as...
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An Introduction to the Study of Milton

Alex Monfries - 1867 - 106 pages
...orders ; 7. fabled ; 8. day ; 9. aught. Men call'd him Mulciber ; and how he fell 740 From heaven, they fabled. thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal...dewy eve, A summer's day : and with the setting sun Dropp'd from the zenith, like a falling star, 745 On Lemnos th'.-Egean isle : thus they relate, Erring...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1868 - 574 pages
...unadored In ancient Greece ; and in Ausonian land Men call'd him Mulciber ; and how he fell From Heaven they fabled, thrown, by angry Jove Sheer o'er the...from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, 74-3 A summer's day ; and with the setting sun / Dropt from the zenith like EL falling slur, Q On Lemnos,...
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Selected Essays

Graham Hough, Hough, Robert - 1978 - 247 pages
...celebrated under other names on earth and in Ausonian land Men called him Mulciber; and how he fell From Heav'n, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer...setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star, On Lemnos th' Aegean isle: thus they relate, 1 Milton's God (1961). p. 276. Erring; for he with this...
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The Conduct of Life

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2003 - 455 pages
...a great passage from Paradise Lost: "In Ausonian land / Men called him Mulciber; and how he fell / From heav'n, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove / Sheer...he fell, from noon to dewy eve, / A summer's day" (I, 739-744). It is also, for Emerson, oddly orthodox. 14 STRIKE A DISCORD . . . ACCORD The process...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - 1991 - 597 pages
...About Nothing, I, i ; Troilus and Cressida, I, iii; Hamlet, III, ii; Milton, Paradise Lost, 1, 740: From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve,...setting sun Dropt from the zenith, like a falling star, On Lemnos, the ^Egean isle. In Art. Various antique illustrations are extant of the god as a smith...
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Columbus and Beyond: Views from Native Americans

Paula Gunn Allen - 1992 - 62 pages
...In ancient Greece; and in Ausonian land [Italy] Men called him Mulciber, and how he fell From Heaven they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal...dewy eve, A summer's day, and with the setting sun Dropped from the zenith like a falling star On Lemnos, the Aegean isle. Thus they relate, Erring ...
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The Myths of Greece & Rome

H. A. Guerber, Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1993 - 394 pages
...whole day and night, ere he finally touched the summit of Mount Mosychlus, in the Island of Lemnos. " From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve,...summer's day ; and with the setting sun Dropt from the 2enith like a falling star, On Lemnos th' ^Egean isle." Milton, Of course, to any one but a god such...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - 1999 - 297 pages
...architect, Mammon, also known to the ancient world as Mulciber: and how he fell From Heav'n, they fabl'd, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the Crystal Battlements:...setting Sun Dropt from the Zenith like a falling Star, On Lemnos th'jEgzan Isle. {Paradise Lost, 1.740-46) These verses stand out from a brilliant text as...
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