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Imparadise

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To Impáradise. v.a. [imparadisare, Italian.] To put in a place or state resembling paradise in felicity.

This imparadised neighbourhood made Zelmane's soul cleave unto her, both through the ivory case of her body, and the apparel which did over-cloud it. Sidney, b. ii.

            All my souls be
Imparadis'd in you, in whom alone
I understand, and grow, and see.
Donne.

            Thus these two,
Imparadis'd in one another's arms,
The happier Eden, shall enjoy their fill
Of bliss on bliss.
Milton's Paradise Lost.

Sources: Donne, John (44) · Milton, John (449) · Sidney, Philip (140)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Imparadise." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 16, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14916.


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