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prop. a.1.Miltonic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Last month, Robin Deshayes, President and Chief Strategy Officer at Miltonian Capital Management, told Benzinga's PreMarket Prep that a company-proposed bankruptcy plan would be good news for common stock owners.
Did Khairi have a sense of premonition that he would eventually lose his eyesight to end up like Borges, becoming 'eyeless in Gaza' in the Miltonian sense?
While blinded, however, the speaker has not received the vatic hallmark of the poet, (62) and lacking such inner vision the lyric "I" can no longer dispose of nature at the authority of "gardener Fancy." At this point, Keats diverges from the traditional eco-poetics of Miltonian pastoral, where, with "artful strains," the shepherd-bard "[has] oft delay'd / The huddling brook to hear his madrigal, / And sweeten'd every musk-rose of the dale" (A Maske, 2:493-95).
(48) The tenor of Lewis's discussion is certainly Miltonian, recalling especially Milton's Areopagitica (1644), his tract against the 1643 Parliamentary order reinstating the previous regime's policy of forbidding unlicensed publications.
Jocelin finds himself an important player in the midst of a Miltonian epic battle between the forces of good and evil, in accordance with both the Church's teachings and Jocelin's own interpretation thereof.
The best argument was conceptualized to win in a Miltonian marketplace of ideas, and the journalist hence had a specific function: to deliver objective political information to the public.
[...] Spenserian vowels, that elope with ease, And float along like Birds o'er summer Seas; Miltonian Storms, and more, Miltonian tenderness; Michael in Arms, and more, meek Eve's fair slenderness.
In this context, the thoroughly Miltonian John Thornton naturally considers his course of classical reading irrelevant to his real work, declaring that his boyhood Greek and Latin helped "not one bit" in his climb from fatherless pauper to mill-owner (79).
"words" at length, and with Miltonian George Stade whose New
Knoepflmacher suggests that Eliot draws in significant ways upon a Miltonian vision of the Fall and redemption, while infusing this vision with emphases unique to her religious perspective.
Victor has come to inhabit a Miltonian Other space in which 'I bore a hell within me which nothing could extinguish' (351), 'I wandered like an evil spirit' (353), 'I walked [...] like a restless spectre' (439), 'I [...] carried about me my eternal hell' (476), 'like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell' (484).
We noted above the Miltonian allusions in The Matrix, where Agent Smith disrupted the orderly functioning of the matrix.