I gave that man some spiritual advice and disposed of him, and then paid the telescope man his full fee, and said that we were charmed with the trip and would remain down, and not reascend
and require him to fetch us down by telescope.
Thee I re-visit now with bolder wing, Escap't the STYGIAN Pool, though long detain'd In that obscure sojourn, while in my flight Through utter and through middle darkness borne With other notes then to th' ORPHEAN Lyre I sung of CHAOS and ETERNAL NIGHT, Taught by the heav'nly Muse to venture down The dark descent, and up to reascend
, Though hard and rare: thee I revisit safe, And feel thy sovran vital Lamp; but thou Revisit'st not these eyes, that rowle in vain To find thy piercing ray, and find no dawn; So thick a drop serene hath quencht thir Orbs, Or dim suffusion veild.
Seek, then, my lord, seek these gentlemen; and if they will consent to go with you to England, I will give to each a duchy the day that we reascend
the throne, besides as much gold as would pave Whitehall.
It was the father of our new acquaintance, the Judge, who first began to reascend
in the scale of society; and in this undertaking he was not a little assisted by a marriage, which aided in furnishing the means of educating his only son in a rather better manner than the low state of the common schools of Pennsylvania could promise; or than had been the practice in the family for the two or three preceding generations.
Intervals of silence--and the fire going out just as sound reascends
the mouth's cool streams.
Pope's Vulcan is a divine maker whose "matchless might" reaches "th'etherial height," plunges to bumpy "ground," and reascends
No sooner does he comprehend his fall than he reascends
to the surface, his return to life signaled by a resumption of the Homeric contests that constitute his vitality (27):
We sing about this circuitry in the Adventhymn "Savior of the Nations, Come" (LBW #28), "God the Father is his source, Back to God he runs his course; Down to death and hell descends, God's high throne he reascends