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" Their dread commander: 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 appeared Less than arch-angel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured: as when the sun, new... "
Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 164
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...than archangel ruined, and th" excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from...nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. — Here is a very noble picture ; and in what does this poetical picture consist ? In images of a...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...areh-angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or, from...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs."* The feeling of mental elevation to which we have referred, when weakness gathers strength by the presence...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory' obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel: but his face 600 Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air 595 Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs: Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel : but his face 600 Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd,...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...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 of his beams ; or from...nations, and with fear of change , . Perplexes monarchs ; darken'd so, yet shone , Above them all th' arch-angel. That horrible grandeur in which Milton arrays...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...moon, and strews his signs on night.] Par. Lost, i. 594. As when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his -beams ; or from...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone, &c. 4 Thou art with the years that are gone.] Night Thoughts. Whore are they...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscured : at when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from...nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Here is a very noble picture ; and in what does this poetical picture consist ? in images of a tower,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...that well known simile of the sun in the first book: " As when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams; or, from...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs." The press was certainly in safe hands when it was in those of the present licenser, Mr. Tomkyns ; for...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1806 - 473 pages
...glory obscured : as when the sun new risen * Sublime and Beautiful, P. II. fc iv. Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or, from...twilight sheds ( On half the nations ; and, with fear or change, Perplexes monarchs. The firmness of the devil's station or posture is here compared to that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...obseur'd : as tahen the sun new r'ts'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams g or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous...nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Here is a very noble picture ; and in what does this poetical picture consist ? in images of a tower,...
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