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" Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. "
Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ... - Page 257
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pages
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...dread commander : he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, 590 Stood like a tow'r ; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air 595...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r : his form not yet had lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and th' excess , Of glory obscur'd : As when the sun new-ris'n Looks thro' the horizontal misty air, Shorn...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Their dread commander : he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent 590 Stood like a tow'r ; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory' obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen I.miks through the horizontal misty air 595...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811
...Milton, where we read of u personage so dignified as the following: His form had not yet lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscurM; as when the sun new ris'n Looks thro" the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams. We find...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807 - 384 pages
...hosts : ,.....,.....„. He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had not yet lost , . All her original brightness,...Less than archangel ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd ; As when the SUB, new risen, •• See W«bb on the Beauties of Poetry. a Looks through...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...vest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not y«t kwt i . AH her original brightness, nor appear'd . . , Less than archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscur'tl : As when the sun, new risen. Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Their dread Commander: he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness,...Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and the excess Of Glory obscur'd: as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beanis;...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...lowering the voice. EXAMPLE. He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r. His form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn...
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An Essay on the Principles of Philosophical Criticism, Applied to ..., Volume 13

Joseph Harpur - Classical poetry - 1810 - 293 pages
...rest, ' • ' - • ID shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : — his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd : As when the sun new ris'a . Looks thro' the horizontal misty air •...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...: he above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and tli'excess Of glory obsciir'd ; as when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn...
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