Thus God the Heav'n created, thus the Earth, Matter unform'd and void: Darkness profound Cover'd th' Abyss: but on the watrie calme His brooding wings the Spirit of God outspred, And vital vertue infus'd, and vital warmth Throughout the fluid Mass, but downward purg'd The black tartareous cold infernal dregs Adverse to life: then founded, then conglob'd Like things to like, the rest to several place Disparted
, and between spun out the Air, And Earth self-ballanc't on her Center hung.
Whilst thus the world will be whole and refuses to be disparted
, we seek to act partially, to sunder, to appropriate; for example,--to gratify the senses we sever the pleasure of the senses from the needs of the character.
Adjoining sub-plots were dispart
by a 0.5 m wide border, and the main-plots were dispart
by a 1.5 m wide border.
Moreover, Apollonius' application of force and sharp edges to Lamia contrasts directly, and to his disadvantage, with the analytical skills formerly attributed to her: Not one hour old, yet of sciential brain To unperplex bliss from its neighbour pain; Define their pettish limits, and estrange Their points of contact, and swift counterchange; Intrigue with the specious chaos, and dispart
Its most ambiguous atoms with sure art ...