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" 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, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 29
by John Milton - 1801
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Annual Report, Volume 44

Cincinnati (Ohio). Board of Education - Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1874
...of "incumbent?" Parse "resting." Is "singed" pronounced as a word of one or two syllables?" 4. "High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the...on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted Bat. Meaning of "Ormus" and of "Ind." What custom is referred to in the third and fourth lines? Parse...
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Area Handbook for the Persian Gulf States

Richard F. Nyrop - Bahrain - 1977 - 448 pages
...so legendary that more than a century after its destruction Milton used it in Paradise Lost: "High on a Throne of Royal State, which far outshone the...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat." During the period of Hormuz' floruit, Sohar and Muscat in Oman prospered greatly from their strategic...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 424 pages
...this sentence is unidentified. 214.21 BARBARIC PEARL AND GOLD Milton, Paradise Lost, II, 1-5: "High on a throne of royal state, which far / Outshone the...kings barbaric pearl and gold, / Satan exalted sat." 214.37 SACCHI On April 15, 1833, Emerson had written in his journal: "Few pictures please me more than...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
...massive sarcasm: High on a Throne of Royal State, which farr Outshon the wealth of Ormus and of I no1, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showrs...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence; and from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond...
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Dryden's Aeneid: The English Virgil

Taylor Corse - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 151 pages
...and not recall the seating of another monarch: High on a Throne of Royal State, which farr Outshon the wealth of Ormus and of Ind , Or where the gorgeous...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat. (PL 2.1-5)" The point of this echo can best be gathered by examining the text of Virgil that Dryden...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...sheds On half the Nations, and with fear of change Perplexes Monarchs. (Bk. I, 1. 589-599) OBS 58 High when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, merit raised To that bad eminence; and, from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond...
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Four Pilgrims

William Boulting - Orient - 1996 - 246 pages
...along that trade-route between the East and the Levant, which traversed the Persian Gulf, 1 " High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the...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...
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The Prince of Darkness: Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History

Jeffrey Burton Russell - History - 1992 - 288 pages
...while planning to have Beelzebub impose the master plan at the end. Satan opens the parliament: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous F.ast with richest hand Show'rs on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat. The throne...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1995 - 275 pages
...new monarch sits in sumptuousness rivaled only by Shakespeare's Cleopatra on her gilded barge: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...richest hand Show'rs on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Cold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence. The demons swarm to the council in the...
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Asia in Western and World History: A Guide for Teaching

Ainslie Thomas Embree, Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History Carol Gluck - History - 1997 - 998 pages
...was searching for a metaphor for splendor, he found it, not in Europe, but in travelers' accounts of The wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous...richest hand Show'rs on her kings Barbaric pearl and gold.16 What dazzled travelers was the lifestyle of the courts; the occasional glimpses we get of the...
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