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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 125
por Edmund Gosse - 1889 - 415 páginas
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Postmodern Indian English Literature

Bijay Kumar Das - 2003 - 162 páginas
...Great Anarch\ (India: 1921-1952) is taken from Alexander Pope's following quotation: Lo! thy dreed Empire, 'Chaos! is restor'd; Light dies before thy...the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. In his introduction to the book, Chaudhuri makes his intention as well as the scope of his autobiography...
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Music: Healing the Rift

Ivan Hewett - 2005 - 288 páginas
...Double Concerto, whose fade-out ending was inspired by the closing of Pope's great poem The Dunciad - 'Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; /And Universal Darkness buries all.' Here the physical process being metaphorized is nothing less than entropy itself, the winding down...
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The Literature of Satire

Charles A. Knight - 2004
...darkness, and confusion, and at her mighty yawn, all dunces sleep and all culture is perverted: Nor public Flame, nor private, dares to shine; Nor human...the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. (4.651-56) The characteristic movement of Dulness and her dunces is circular, rising and falling, moving...
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What is History For?

Beverley C. Southgate - 2005 - 214 páginas
...people), we flounder again in a directionless and meaningless chaotic void. To revert to Pope once more: Lo! thy dread Empire, CHAOS! is restor'd; Light dies...the curtain fall, And universal Darkness buries All. Those words clearly resonate for us nearly three hundred years on, and the question here is whether,...
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Babel and the Ivory Tower: The Scholar in the Age of Science

William David Shaw, Professor W David Shaw - 2005 - 288 páginas
...extinguished by the Word of uncreative dunces and sophists. Lo! thy dread Empire, Chaosl is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word; Thy hand, great...the curtain fall, And universal Darkness buries All. The Dunciad, 4.653-6 A university that trains electricians and industrial managers instead of educating...
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Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of ...

Jennifer J. Baker - 2005 - 218 páginas
...36, 6-7. 19. The lines from Alexander Pope's Dunciad read, Lo! they dread Empire, CHAOS is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word: Thy hand, great...the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. In keeping with the comic premise of The Anarchiad, the fictional editor claims that Pope's lines were...
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The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

Kirk Freudenburg - 2005 - 352 páginas
...momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires . . . Lo, thy dread empire, Chaos, is restored, Light dies before thy uncreating word; Thy hand, great...the curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all. (627-34, 653-6) What Roman satirist ever wrote anything like that?4' After the eighteenth century the...
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Culture and Authority in the Baroque

Massimo Ciavolella, Patrick Coleman - 2005 - 255 páginas
...101. 99 Ibid., 102. 100 Ibid., 110. 101 This is not unrelated to the close of Pope's 1743 Dunciad. 'Thy hand, Great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; / And Universal Darkness buries All.' 102 Ernest Tuveson described an increased 'sensitivity to bigness' in early eighteenth-century writing,...
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Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language

Srinivas Aravamudan - 2006 - 330 páginas
...auto-foundationalism of fiat lux, best exemplified by Pope's famous gesture in the conclusion to The Dunciad: "Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; / And Universal Darkness buries All!"38 This crucial self-deconstructive tendency implies that satire can never be successfully defended...
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Educated Imagination and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1933-1962

Northrop Frye, Germaine Warkentin - 2006 - 553 páginas
...ashes and dead carcasses: Religion blushing veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires. Nor public Flame, nor private, dares to shine; Nor human...the curtain fall, And Universal Darkness buries All. [bk. 4, 11. 649-56] Now, one may reasonably ask, what is the use, or, if that is too vague a question,...
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