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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself, like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks... "
The Christian Spectator - Page 548
1827
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Modern Eloquence

Thomas B. Reed - Reference - 2005 - 476 pages
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - Self-Help - 2006 - 280 pages
...betokens us not degenerated nor drooping to a fatal decay, but casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption, to outlive these pangs, and wax young...and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages, Methinks I see, in my mind, a noble and puissant nation rousing herself,...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 108 pages
...betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a fatal decay, by casting off the old and wrinkled skin of corruption to outlive these pangs, and wax young...and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages. Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself...
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The Ethical Journalist

Tony Harcup - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 224 pages
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Philosophy - 2006 - 100 pages
...entering the glorious ways of truth and prosperous virtue, destined to become great and honourable in these latter ages. Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible looks: methinks I see her as an eagle muing...
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Why Was Charles I Executed?

Clive Holmes - History - 2006 - 244 pages
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Why Was Charles I Executed?

Clive Holmes - History - 2006 - 244 pages
...torpor and the false consciousness that it supported. A new, dynamic citizen body would be created: 'Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep and shaking her invincible locks.'59 Historians like Christopher Hill...
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John Milton, Radical Politics, and Biblical Republicanism

Walter S. H. Lim - Literary Collections - 2006 - 305 pages
...body was memorably represented in Milton's image of England as an awakening Samson in Areopagitica: "Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant Nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks" (CPW 2:557-58). The figure of an awakening...
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Blake and the City

Jennifer Davis Michael - Literary Collections - 2006 - 235 pages
...Blake may well have in mind, as Bloom suggests, Milton's vision of an awakening nation in Areopagitica: "Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks."8- Yet Milton goes on to compare the...
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Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England:John Milton, Andrew Marvell ...

Blair Worden - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 480 pages
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