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Tours in Upper India, and in Parts of the Himalaya Mountains; with Accounts ... - Page iii
by Edward Archer - 1833 - 356 pages
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...— BUKKI;. 3. High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus or of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East, with richest hand, Showers on her kings barbaric pearls and gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence. — MILTON. 4. The crying...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...New World. HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus ' or of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised 5 To that bad eminence ; and from despair Thus high uplifted beyond...
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The Bulwark, Or, Reformation Journal: In Defence of the True ..., Volumes 1-2

Protestantism - 1852
...VATICAN. BULLS. " High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East, with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat " MILTON'S Paradise Lost, B. ii. IT might seem at first sight to be a question of...
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Early English Travellers in India: A Study in the Travel Literature of the ...

Ram Chandra Prasad - Explorers - 1980 - 382 pages
...When we read how High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormuz or of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold Satan exalted sat. . . . our minds instinctively go back, as Milton's must have gone back, to Roe's...
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Four Pilgrims

William Boulting - Orient - 1996 - 246 pages
...Persian Gulf, 1 " High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat." — Paradise Lost, ii. 1-6. and made its way by Bagdad, and the Euphrates Valley...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 433 pages
...from the most precious materials in nature, far outdoes the wealth and splendor of an Oriental despot, "where the gorgeous East with richest hand / Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold" (Z.3-4).2 Barbaric riches ("ope barbarica") from the East fill up Antony's war chest. The wealth at...
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Under Western Eyes: India from Milton to Macaulay

Balachandra Rajan - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 267 pages
...the interior: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence. (2.1-6) Ormuz was once the emporium of the...
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Philip R. Hardie - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1999 - 399 pages
...2.1-4, where Satan is depicted on a throne 'which far / outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind / or where the gorgeous East with richest hand / showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold'. The OED quotes this as the earliest instance of "barbaric" in the sense 'pertaining or proper to barbarians...
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Love's Labour's Lost

William Shakespeare - Courts and courtiers - 2001 - 500 pages
...the Qto. 240. gorgeous East] STEEVENS: Milton has transplanted this into Paradise Lost, II, 3 : ' Or where the gorgeous East [with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold.' A continuation of the quotation, which Steevens does not give, shows that the ' East' of Shakespeare...
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The Tragedie of Antonie and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...ceremony, at the coronation of their kings, to powder them with gold-dust and seed-pearl: So Milton, — ' the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold ' — Bk. ii, line 5. In the Life of Timur-bec or Tamerlane, written by a Persian contemporary author,...
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