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" Prometheus stands eminent and alone; one of the most original, and grand, and attaching characters ever conceived by the mind of man. That conception sank deeply into the soul of Milton, and, as has been observed, rose from thence in the likeness of his... "
Prometheus bound, tr. from Ęschylus, and miscellaneous poems, by the ... - Page xxiv
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1833
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Horae Hellenicę: Essays and Discussion on Some Important Points of Greek ...

John Stuart Blackie - Greek language, Modern - 1874 - 394 pages
...develoj;of the myth, which represents its hero ment iu Wtislie. as the creator of man. Hesiod knows most original and grand and attaching characters ever...conceived by the mind of man. That conception sank deep into the soul of Milton, and, as has been observed, rose from thence in the likeness of his Satan....
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Prometheus

Aeschylus - 1905 - 358 pages
...spectacular elements, there are the religious and the patriotic — Prometheus was an Attic god. 1 "Prometheus stands eminent and alone; one of the most...attaching characters ever conceived by the mind of man " (Mrs. BROWNING). For the modern world a new element of interest has entered, an element found in...
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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning: With Two Prose Essays

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - English literature - 1920 - 667 pages
...always excepting Prometheus, introduced by Aeschylus : and yet both in the Choephoroe and Eumtnides we are interested in his calamities, rather from their...Satan. But the Satan of Milton and the Prometheus of Aeschylus eland upon ground as unequal as do the sublime of sin and the sublime of virtue. Satan suffered...
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Spirits of Fire: English Romantic Writers and Contemporary Historical Methods

G. A. Rosso, Daniel P. Watkins - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 293 pages
...translation of Aeschylus' tragedy, argues that the superficial resemblance conceals a profound difference: "Prometheus stands eminent and alone; one of the most...Satan. But the Satan of Milton and the Prometheus of Aeschylus stand upon ground as unequal, as do the sublime of sin and the sublime of virtue. Satan suffered...
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Spiritual Progress: Face to Face With God

Linda M. Lewis - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 272 pages
...committing to memory some eighteen hundred lines of his verse, and she believed Aeschylus's Prometheus to be "one of the most original, and grand, and attaching characters ever conceived by the mind of man" (CWEBB 6:85) .' Numerous parallels exist between the Greek Titan and the Jewish teacher/martyr. As...
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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

Peter France - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 656 pages
...this is the inevitable adjunct of passion. In the conception of Prometheus it finds a steadying focus: 'one of the most original, and grand, and attaching characters ever conceived by the mind of man', without whom Milton could never have conceived his Satan (nor, one might add, his Samson). Later in...
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