Figures of Speech in the English Poems of Milton Volume 2

Figures of Speech in the English Poems of Milton Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...is apparent in the figures occurring here for the first time. These new figures are: in XII. 97, to decline for to be morally degraded; in XII. i,74, vent for passage; and in XII. 53, to rase for to render unknown. A high proportion of figures, nearly three-quarters of the entire number, are repeated, a proportion of repeated figures higher than that which hcs elsewhere obtained, jimong these familiar figures are the following: in XII. 162, to raise for to exalt, repeated from the Kortqn Poems and from P.L. IX; in XII. 498, to pour for to bestow, repeatea from i-.L. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII; in XII. 338, to heap for to add, repeated from P.L. I and VI; in XfI. 527, to stand for to remain stedfast, repeated from P.L. II, III, IV, V; VIII; in XII. 189, 385, stroke for an act of chastisement, repeated from P.L. A and Ai; in Aii400, to grow for to come into existence, repeated from P.L. X;arii in XII. 188, to blot out for to destroy, repeated from P.L. XI. A list of metaphors arawn from the realm of general notions follows. Ill GENE31I NOTIONS A. PROPERTIES OF ilATERIAI OBJECTS P.L. XII..374 "Without the vent of words." B..VOilJJo INDICATING GENERAL ACTIONS P.I. 1iI.189 "with one midnight stroke." P.I. XII. 585 "what stroke shall bruise the Victors heel." P.I. XII. 53 "a various Spirit to rase Quite out thir native Language." P.L. Aii. 97 "Nations will decline so low." P.L. Aii. 162 "a Son whose worthy deeds Raise him." P.I. AlI. 188 "blot out three dayes." P.I. Aii. 338 "other faults Heapt to the popular summe." P.I. Aii400 "penaltie....due to theirs (transgression) which out of thine will grow." P.Ii 4I1.498 "the Spirit Powrd...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798155
  • 9781236798152