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" See Mystery to Mathematics fly! In vain ! they gaze, turn giddy, rave and die. Religion, blushing, veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires. Nor public flame, nor private, dares to shine; Nor human spark is left, nor glimpse Divine; Lo! thy... "
A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780) - Página 123
por Edmund Gosse - 1889 - 415 páginas
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - 2001 - 298 páginas
...growing pessimism that culminates in the poetic apocalypse of The Dunciad, a gloom in which neither public Flame, nor private, dares to shine; Nor human...the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. The long road leading from the "Great Anna" who takes tea and counsel at Hampton Court in The Rape...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 páginas
...Dunciad(\j2S), the climax of which depicted the final eclipse of reason at the hands of the Queen of Dulness: Lo! thy dread Empire, CHAOS! is restor'd; Light dies...the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. 28 Pope's abhorrence of quack versification reflected the suspicion of fabling and fiction, as expressed...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 páginas
...Dunciad(1j28), the climax of which depicted the final eclipse of reason at the hands of the Queen of Dulness: Lo! thy dread Empire, CHAOS! is restor'd; Light dies...lets the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All.28 Pope's abhorrence of quack versification reflected the suspicion of fabling and fiction, as...
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K. Shivarama Karanth

Si. En Rāmacandran - 2001 - 129 páginas
...descending on earth and enveloping everything in its fold: Lo! thy dread empire, CHAOS, is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word : Thy hand,...the curtain fall; And universal darkness buries all. Transitional societies have always baffled writers; and Indian society in the 20th century was undergoing...
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Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century

Laura Brown - 2003 - 273 páginas
...Physic. . . And Metaphysic... Sense ... Mystery... Mathematics... Religion... And ... Morality expires. Thy hand, great Anarch! Lets the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. (11. 605-666) The theatrical drama of book 3 is directly countered by the final falling of the curtain...
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The One Year Devotions for Men

Stuart Briscoe - 2010 - 400 páginas
...left, nor glimpse divine! Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreated word; Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all.12 The apostle Paul and Alexander Pope possibly held similar views of the world's darkness, but...
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Pastoral Sermons and Occasional Sermons

Ronald Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott Knox - 2002 - 1112 páginas
...history as if the Christian Church had never come to leaven it: Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos, is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word; Thy hand, great...curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all.'' Till the whole was leavened. . . . When it is grown up, it is greater than all herbs. . . . Are we...
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Joyce and the Joyceans

Morton P. Levitt - 2002 - 224 páginas
...loci classici echoed is the conclusion of Pope's Dunciad: Lo! thy dread empire, CHAOS! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word: Thy hand, great...the curtain fall; And universal darkness buries all. Images of wind and fire rather than of darkness preside in Joyce's apocalypse, alongside the theme...
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The Kingdom of Science: Literary Utopianism and British Education, 1612-1870

Paul A. Olson - 2002 - 375 páginas
...left, nor Glimpse divincl Lo! Thy dread Empire, CHAOS! Is restor'd; Light dies before thy uncteating word: Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. (Bk. 4,ll. o43-5o) o Anti-Wisdom, the Anti-Logos that comes through lifted gates like a false messiah...
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

2003 - 543 páginas
...and politics; in the famous closing lines her apotheosis precipitates the return to primordial Chaos: 'Lo! thy dread Empire, Chaos! is restor'd; / Light...curtain fall; /And Universal Darkness buries All' (lV. 653-6). Cibber, as both a popular playwright and as the King's laureate, stands for the league...
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