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" Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon ; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory,... "
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The Cambridge Companion to Keats

Susan J. Wolfson - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 272 pages
...queens and kings. (208-16) Illuminated by this casement, Madeline seems a kind of a religious statue: Full on this casement shone the wintry moon. And threw...splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven. (217-24) The poem's penchant for turning artworks into the ekphrastic subjects extends to food and...
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Frances Mayes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 494 pages
...twilight saints, and dim emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, and threw...grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together presst, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint: She seem'da splendid...
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On Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature: Essays

John Kerrigan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 266 pages
...63-5 (l4r-KiT. Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And thtew wann guler on Madeline's fait breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, togrther prext, And on her silver ctoss soft amerhyst, And on her hait a glory, like a saint: She seem'da...
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Matthew Arnold's The Church of Brou - a Closer Look

G. A. Featherston - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 212 pages
...Quinet's 'la lumiere transfiguree des vitraux' A. is thinking of Keats's The Eve of St. Agnes' 217-21, Full on this casement shone the wintry moon. And threw warm gules on Madeline 'sfair breast. As down she knelt for heaven 's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands,...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 41

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 312 pages
...kings' with a contrary Keatsian blush, and the casement casts images which cannot contain the body: Full on this casement shone the wintry moon And threw...splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven: - Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint. (lines 217-25) We are...
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Selected Writings

Leigh Hunt - Poetry - 2003 - 197 pages
...twilight saints, and dim emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw...breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon; Rose bloom fell on her hands, together press'd. And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair...
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Keats ou le sortilège des mots

Christian La Cassagnère - English poetry - 2003 - 254 pages
...emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. Full on this casement shone thé wintry moon. And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast. As down she knelt for heaven's grâce and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst....
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on the Poems of John Keats

John R. Strachan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 198 pages
...Pictures. 71 Intricately woven. 72 Coat of arms. Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, 220 And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory,75 like a saint: She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven: — Porphyro...
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IT Project Proposals: Writing to Win

Paul Coombs - Technology & Engineering - 2005
...an emotional commitment to our solution. The power of language In The Eve ofSt Agnes, Keats writes: Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast. As Robert Thouless points out in his book Straight and Crooked Thinking, this verse is loaded with emotive...
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The Pre-Raphaelites: Writings and Sources, Volume 3

Inga Bryden - Arts, English - 1998 - 304 pages
...the midst, 'mong thousand heraldries, A shielded scutcheon bhtth'd with blood of queens and kings. Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeleine's fair breast, As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands,...
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