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" He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore ; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the... "
Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper - Page 13
by William Hayley - 1810
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...and amazed : No wonder, fallen such a pernicious heigh th. He scarce had ceased, when the supcriour fiend Was moving toward the shore ; his ponderous...circumference Hung on his shoulders, like the moon, whose orb « pas à prendre avec nous leur part de ce manoir « malheureux, ou avec nos armes ralliées, à tenter...
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Tales about the sun, moon, and stars

Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1837
...date, had touched on the same theme, and even supplied the original of the foregoing: • " The moofi, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan artist...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivera, or mountains, in her spotted globe." The " Tuscan artist" alluded to by the poet is Galileo,...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circomference Hung on his shoulders, like the moon, whose orb Through...the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesolé, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, „ J, ' Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing ..., Volume 1

Royal Robbins - History - 1837
...Towards the close of his long life, he became blind. Milton has finely alluded to him in the lines " Like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass, the...artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valoamo, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." 5. Raleigh (Sir Walter) was...
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The Paradise Lost

Bible - 1838 - 373 pages
...courage and revive; though now they lie Groveling and prostrate on yon lake of fire, As we ere while, astounded and amaz'd ; No wonder, fallen such a pernicious...Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...fiend Was moving toward the shore; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on...orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole *» optic glass] See Henry More's Poems (Inf. of Worlds): st. 91. 1...
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The idler in Italy, Volume 2

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1839
...and Galileo in his Paradise Lost ? " His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through...lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." Who can forbear dwelling with deep interest on the meeting of two such master minds as those of the...
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The Idler in Italy, Volume 2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - Italy - 1839
...and Galileo in his Paradise Lost? " His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through...lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." Who can forbear dwelling with deep interest on the meeting of two such master minds as those of the...
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The Corsair: A Gazette of Literature, Art, Dramatic Criticism, Fashion and ...

1839 - 831 pages
...and Galileo in his Paradise Lost? " His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through...artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdamo, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." Who can forbear dwelling...
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The Idler in Italy, Volume 2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - Italy - 1839
...Galileo in his Paradise Lost ? " His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper'd, massy, large, and round, Hung 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, 01 mountains, on her spotty globe." Who can forbear...
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