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B) reviving. Elledge. (c) warm. cordial viii 466 From thence a rib, with cordial spirits warm, (a) on the side of the heart (cor). (b) "cordial spirits" a synonym for vital spirits in the old physiology. Fowler. corny vii 321 up stood the corny reed (a) ofwheat. (b) horny (L. corneus). Hume. correspond vii 511 Magnanimous to correspond with heav'n, (a) be in harmony, relate. (b) able to hold intercourse, commune. Verity. couched iv 123 Deep malice to conceal, couched with revenge: (a) lying hid (Fr.
At Pandemonium, the high capital government. (a) chief city, seat of (b) hidden ref. to temple (L. capitolium) of chief pagan deity Jupiter on Capitoline Hill. capital (in MS Capitoll) i 756 capital xii 383 Needs must the Serpent now his capital bruise Expect with mortal pain: My capital secret, SA, 394 (a) fatal, deadly. (b) pertaining to the head (L. caput). (c) in the case of SA, chief. Masson. 24 captive thrall captive thrall PR 1, 411 As a poor miserable captive thrall (a) captured person in bondage.
Fowler. danger ii 1008 So much the nearer danger; (a) peril, risk. Lockwood. (b) damage, mischief, harm. Wright, "Note on Milton's Use of the Word 'Danger"'; Hughes. dark Son 19, 2 in this dark world and wide (a) unseen bv the blind man. 40 Daughter of God (b) cliche in religious writing for sinful. Honigmann. (c) ignorant. Daughter of God iv 660 (a) Eve. (b) ironical anticipation of another daughter of God, Mary the second Eve, Theotokos, Mother of God. Fowler. daughter of his voice ix 653 God so commanded, and left that command Sole daughter of his voice; (a) God's "sole" commandment.
A Dictionary of Puns in Milton’s English Poetry by Edward Semple Le Comte