Earthly Paradise


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Earthly Paradise

place of beauty, peace, and immortality, believed in the Middle Ages to exist in some undiscovered land. [Eur. Legend: Benét, 298]
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That Browning did indeed read The Earthly Paradise receives confirmation from a hostile review of Balaustion's Adventure written by Browning's inveterate enemy, Alfred Austin, who, praising the lines: "the noble oars / Churned the black water white" as "the best thing in the volume," maliciously subjoined that they "strongly recall[] Mr Morris's line in telling the same story-'While from their churning tusks the white foam flew.
More concretely, Sebastian Knowles has demonstrated that it shares the Purgatorio's structural pattern, for the place that Niggle comes to after he is allowed to leave the workhouse corresponds to the earthly paradise that Dante comes to at the end of the Purgatorio.
In many Millenarian myths, the appearance or return of a messianic figure inaugurates, and sometimes presides over, the time of earthly paradise, usually preceded by an apocalyptic catastrophe.
The Old English poetic text of Genesis (MS Junius 11; compilation dated to the 10th century) presents the earthly paradise, Hell and Middangeard (or the middle earth).
Tackling diverse subjects such as iconography and an earthly paradise, he pulls no punches when dealing with many of the topics laid out through the legends.
The new prophets of an earthly paradise declared war on the Church, confiscated its lands, imprisoned its recalcitrant clergy, and ultimately assumed many of its functions.
To many people across the world, our shores have indeed become an earthly paradise.
In Chapter 6 Berkeley's 'Bermuda project' is revealingly interpreted in the light of several theologically related issues in the history of ideas, such as the quest for an earthly paradise, the aspiration to an educational utopia, messianism and the millennialist context of the times.
Josephus calls this region where Jesus begins his ministry "an earthly paradise.
There, in this earthly paradise, he first had an affair with the pantherine aviatrix Beryl Markham, and then--famously--with Karen Blixen, a romance immortalised in her book Out of Africa.
More hopeful outcomes are imagined in "The Garden (I)," an earthly paradise that the speaker hopes to access by "paying close enough/attention.
The show might be set in an earthly paradise, the Oz bush, but it embraces doom.