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" Arch-Angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change... "
Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to which is ... - Page 23
by John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...obscur'd: as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beanis; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous...Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the Arch-Angel; but his face Deep scars of thunder had entrench'd, and care Sat on his faded cheek,...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...treason in the following lines ; as when the sun new risen • Looks thro' the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs " By what means the poet was happily enabled to triumph over the malevolence of an enemy in office,...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...the sun in the first book: • " As when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams; or, from behind the moon. In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs." The press was certainly in safe hands when it was in those of the present licenser, Mr. Tomkyns; for...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams : or from behind the moon In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Paradise Lost. In this example are two similes in succession ; and it may be observed, that, in order...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Theological works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...is most directly to our purpose. There is a curious treab Hence, the allusion of our great poet, — or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs — PL i. 596. tise on this subject, which bears the name of Achmet, an Arabian writer; and another...
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The Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - Christian martyrs - 1812
...sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the mooji, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half...Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the archangel : but his face Deep scars of thunder had entrenched, and care Sat on his faded cheek,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...new tiien, Looks through the horizontal misty air J85 Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moen, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half...intrench'd, and care Sat on his faded cheek, but under browi Of dauntless courage, and considerate pride Availing revenge : cruel his ej e, but east „ Signs...
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The Devonshire adventurer, conducted by G.J. Freeman

George John Freeman
...and the excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the Sun new-ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon In dim...monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch- Angel, This This is not onfy an apposite and a highly-elevated Similie,but a description, remarkable...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1815 - 544 pages
...tin- excess Or glory obscurM : as when the sun, new risen, L»oks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, In...sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Verplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' archangel Here concur a variety of sources...
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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Bowdler - 1816 - 617 pages
...and th' excess Of glory obscured. As when the sun new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs ; darkened so, yet shone Above them all th' archangel : but his face 188 •••!.< - • Deep scars...
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