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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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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...scarce had ceas'd, when the superior fiend Was moving tow'rd the shore : his pond'rous shield, 285 Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him...orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, 290 Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 48

Methodist Church - 1866
...To this great man, whom the pope imprisoned for his invention of the telescope, he thus alludes : " The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders, like...the Tuscan artist views, At evening from the top of Fesola, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." Milton no doubt...
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Letters on Astronomy: Addressed to a Lady; in which the Elements of the ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1841 - 419 pages
...so as to obtain with it the finest views of the heavenly bodies. LETTER IV. TELESCOPE CONTINUED. -" the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like...the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of FesoH Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains, in her spotted globe." — Milton....
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

British periodicals - 1841
...such as angels weep.' His very armour and accoutrements glisten on us with a thousand beauties ! ' His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large,...circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon — ' and not only like the moon as seen to the upturned gaze of ordinary men, but as associated with...
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Letters on Astronomy, Addressed to a Lady: In which the Elements of the ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1842 - 419 pages
...so as to obtain with it the finest views of the heavenly bodies. LETTER IV. TELESCOPE CONTINUED. -" the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like...artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole* Or in Valdurno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains, in her spotted globe." — Milton. THE two most...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...astounded and amazed; No wonder, fallen such a pernicious height." He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield,...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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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...amazed : No wonder, Tallen such a pernicious heighth. » He scarce had ceased , when the supérieur fiend Was moving toward the shore; his ponderous shield,..., whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist Tiews At evening , from the top of Fesole , Or in Yaldarno , to descry new lands , Rivers or mountains...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...astounded and amaz'd ; No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth." He scarce had ceas'd when the superior glaes the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesolc HOOK 1. Or in Valdamo, to dr scry new...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...astounded and amaz'd ; No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth." He scarce had ceas'd when the superior tho Moon, whose orb Through optic glass tho Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesolc BOOK...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...in length the arch-fiend lay, Chained on the burning lake. He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield,...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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