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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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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...treason in the noble simile, I. 594 : 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.' This grand production of genius, which does honour to human nature, having at length surmounted these...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...treason in the following noble simile: As when the sun new-risen Looks through the hopizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon, In dim...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchr. Having overcome this obstacle, Milton sold the cop/right for five pounds ready money, five...
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An Introduction to Astronomy ...

John Bonnycastle - Astronomy - 1816 - 428 pages
...in the Paradise Lost. "As when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of hig beams, or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs : darkened so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel." In China, where astronomy is made subservient...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 72

1852
...Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of hia beams ; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse,...Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the Archangel : but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd; and care Sat on his faded cheek,...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...and th' excess Of glory obscur'd: 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. Milton, JB. 1. As when a vulture on Innuis bred, Whose snowy ridge the roving Tartar bounds, Dislodging...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1817 - 500 pages
...ilie excess Of glory ohscur'd : us when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams, or, from behind the moon, In dim...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarclis. Uarki-n'd so, yet shone Above them all ill" archangel. Here concur a variety of sources...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1818 - 300 pages
...the excess, Of glory obicurd ; as when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, In...fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet ebone Above them all the Archangel. Here various sources of the sublime are joined togetiher ; the...
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A dissertation on the prophecies, that have been fulfilled, are ..., Volume 1

George Stanley Faber - 1818
...may use the words of our great poet, 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. But soon, mounting on high, he becomes the manifest lord of the ascendant: and, while thus looking...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...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...fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shono Above them all th' archangel." Besides conciseness and simplicity, strength is another essential...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Aesthetics - 1819
...and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty a<r Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon In dim...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes munarchs. Milton, b. i As when a vulture on Imaus bred, Whose snowy ridge the roving Tartar bounds,...
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