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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 12
by John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Fiend Was moving tow'ard the shore; his pond'rous shield} £thereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Feso!6, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, a9o Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...pernicious height. He scarce had ceas'd when the superior Fiend Was moving tow'rd the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round,...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...pernicious height. HE scarce had ceas'd when the superior Fiend Was moving tow'ard the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round,...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 29* Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...highth. He scarce had ceas'd, when the superior Fiend Was moving tow'ard the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, 285...moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist vic\vs At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, ^96 Rivers or mountains...
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The British Essayists, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...the dusky air That felt unusual weight His pond'rous shield Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on...the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lauds, Rivers, or mountains,...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Fiend Was moving toward the shore ; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear, (to...
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The Spectator, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...dusky air, That felt unusual weight • His pond'rous shield Bthereral temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his...the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Hivers, or mountains,...
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An Introduction to Astronomy ...

John Bonnycastle - Astronomy - 1816 - 428 pages
...finely alludes to when he describes the shield of Satan, in the first book of his Paradise Lost. -" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like...the Tuscan artist views, At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, r Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." Sereral astronomers...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...fiend Was moving toward the shore; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his...orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...the shield of Satan, in the first book of his inimitable Paradise Lost. Tlie broad circumference Hang on his shoulders like the Moon, whose orb Through...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesol^, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. How admirably...
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