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" John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies : and this my opinion the grave authority of Pareus, commenting that book,... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 196
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 192

1892
...persons and a double chorus;" and is of opinion, Paraeus confirming him, that " the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy...with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping sympathies." Beyond question it was the Greek drama that was meet and right in his eyes ; and the modern...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1892 - 618 pages
...consisting of two persons and a double "chorus, as Origen rightly judges; and the Apocalypse of St. John is the " majestic image of a high and stately...and acts with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harp" ing symphonies; and this my opinion the grave authority of Paraeus, com"menting that book, is...
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Englische Studien, Volume 16

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Reinald Hoops - 1892
...and Daldy, vol. II. p. 479). Die stelle lautet: "And the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic imnge of a high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies." Hamburg, Sept. 1890. A. Fels ZU SHAKESPEARES KING HENRY IV. Part I. Act. II. Sc. 4. King Henry IV....
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Selections from the Prose and Poetry of John Milton

John Milton - 1923 - 310 pages
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...opinion the grave authority of Pareus, commenting on that book, is sufficient to confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those magnific odes and...
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Milton's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: An Essay

Ida Langdon - 1924 - 342 pages
...and vigor of Demonsthenes or Cicero, Euripides or Sophocles. 3. Church- Gov. (Bk. 2), Works 3.146: Or whether those dramatic constitutions, wherein Sophocles...symphonies; and this my opinion the grave authority of Paraeus commenting that book is sufficient to confirm. 4. Education, Works 4.388: And soon after, but...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1924 - 419 pages
...Scripture also affords us a divine Pastoral Drama in the song of Solomon . . . and the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately Tragedy,...solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujah 5 and harping symphonies." Whatever should be the subject and form selected, the selection...
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Milton's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art: An Essay

Ida Langdon - 1924 - 342 pages
...REFERENCES TO POETICAL TYPES OTHER THAN THE DRAMA AND THE EPIC 1. Church-Con. (Bk. 2), Works 3.146: Or, if occasion shall lead, to imitate those magnific...Pindarus and Callimachus are in most things worthy, some 1 For instances in his epics where Milton speaks either as or of himself, see PL 3. 1 ff., 372 ff.;...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 107

1870
...to grapple with the impossible ; for the imagery of what Milton described, in his majestic prose, as a " high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies" — that imagery is unpaintable. Barely can words, which are a far vaguer vehicle than drawing, convey...
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'Kubla Khan' and the Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School in Biblical ...

E. S. Shaffer - 1980 - 361 pages
...of Solomon, spoke impressively of the Apocalypse: And the Apocalypse of Saint John is the majestick image of a high and stately Tragedy, shutting up and...solemn Scenes and Acts with a sevenfold Chorus of halleluja's and harping symphonies.2 Not only does the enterprise of setting Revelation to poetry have...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - 1989 - 346 pages
...twice, first in The Reason ofCburch-Government in 1642 ("the Apocalyps of Saint John is the majestick image of a high and stately Tragedy, shutting up and...Solemn Scenes and Acts with a sevenfold Chorus of halleluja's and harping symphonies: and this my opinion the grave authority of Pareus commenting that...
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