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" They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters, woods, and by the shaggy tops Uplifting bore them in their hands. Amaze, Be sure, and terror seized the rebel host, When coming towards them so dread they saw The bottom of the mountains... "
The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ... - Page 135
1810
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - 1750
...Uplifting Tjore them in their hands : • We have the full majefty of H»jner in this more defcription, improved by the imagination of Claudian, without its puerilities. I need not point out the defcriptioa of the fallen Angels feeing the promontories hanging over their heads in fuch a dreadful...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - Fall of man - 1754
...glimpfe they ran , they flew , From their foundations loos'ning to and fro, They pluck'd the feated hills , with all their load, Rocks , waters , woods...the shaggy tops Up-lifting bore them in their hands. Amaze, Be Hire, and terror, feiz'd the rebel hoft, When coming towards them , fo dread they faw The...
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A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton: To which is Prefixed ...

William Dodd - 1762 - 284 pages
...Up-lifting bore them in their Hands : •• WE have the full Majefty of Homer hi this fhort Defcription, improved by the Imagination of Claudian, without its Puerilities. I need not point out the Defcriptiorr of the fallen Angels feeing the Prorrlontories hanging over their Heads in fuch a dreadful...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...the lightning glimpse they ran, they flew ; From their foundations loos'ning to and fro They pluck' d the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters,...the shaggy tops Uplifting bore them in their hands : Amaze, Ke sure, and terror sciz'd the rebel host, When coming towards them so dread they saw The...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...the lightning glimpse they ran, they flew. From their foundations loos'ning to and fro, They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters,...the shaggy tops Uplifting, bore them in their hands. Amaze, 646 Be sure, and terror seiz'd the rebel host, • When coming towards them so dread they saw...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Literary style - 1800 - 215 pages
...and judicious pauses will exactly square : From their foundations loos'ning to and fro, They pluck'd the seated hills, with all their load, Rocks, waters,...and by the shaggy tops Up-lifting bore them in their handsSo again in Book ii. ver. 557. — When the fallen spirits are engaged in deep and abstruse researches...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...composes out of them the following great image : From their foundations loosning to and fro, They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters,...short description, improved by the imagination of Clau* dian, without its puerilities. I need not point out the description of the fallen angels seeing...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...tbaggy armour clad, Her borderers ; on mutual slaughter bent. ftilifi. a. Rough ; rugged. They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters, woods ; and by the ilaggy topj Uplifting, bore them in their hands. Milton. rhere, where very desolation dwells, By grots...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...the lightning glimpse they ran, they flew; from their foundations loos'ning to and fro They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, Rocks, waters,...the shaggy tops Uplifting bore them in their hands. Amaze, EC sure, and terror sciz'd the rebel host, U'hen coming towards them so dread they saw The bottom...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...their foundations loos'ning to and fro, They pluck'd the seated hills with all their load, i^RockS, waters, woods ; and by the shaggy tops Uplifting', bore them in their hands. — ... B • This idea of the giants throwing the mountains, •which is in itself so grand, Claudian...
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