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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
Poems: Now First Collected - Page 160
by Chandos Leigh - 1839 - 402 pages
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 280 pages
...rousing herself like a strong man after sleep and shaking her invincible locks (the laws): methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam' " [Early Lectures, t, 222-23]). Moreover, these glosses then lead to one of the great summaries of...
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Polite Wisdom: Heathen Rhetoric in Milton's Areopagitica

Paul M. Dowling - Literary Collections - 1995 - 160 pages
...England's future, his second seems pessimistic about her past. "Methinks I see her as an Eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - New England - 1995 - 542 pages
...a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks ; methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam." In all directions we find a marked progress, in both countries, toward the embodiment of the grand...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 666 pages
...like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam. JOHN MILTON, (1608-1674) British poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing...
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Early Modern Liberalism

Annabel Patterson - History - 1997 - 344 pages
...a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks; methinks I see her as an eagle renewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam . . . '" Russell, An Essay on the History of the English Government and Constitution (London, 1865),...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 686 pages
...like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing we were formerly told. 1377 'The Resignatlon' This was my country and it 7465 Areopagitica Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience,...
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The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain, 660-1649

N. A. M. Rodger - History - 1999 - 754 pages
...like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam."2 APPENDIX I CHRONOLOGY This is a summary of known naval operations, mainly but not only English,...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 2006 - 78 pages
...nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible looks: methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling...at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 102 pages
...nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible looks: methinks I see her as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling...at the full midday beam; purging and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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On Genetic Interests: Family, Ethnicity, And Humanity in an Age of Mass ...

Social Science - 2006 - 388 pages
...like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam. John Milton, Areopagitica, 1644 Part I: Concepts 1 . Introduction: Genetic Continuity as the Ultimate...
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