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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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...understanding. Henceforth let " As when the Sun new ris'n " 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 monarch*." Life of MILTON, p. 121. Hollis's edit. We should felicitate ourselves, that for England's...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1819 - 498 pages
...the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disasterous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear...Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all, th" Archangel. * See Webb, on the Beauties of Poetry. . Here concur a variety of sources of the Sublime ; the principal...
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Select pieces in prose and verse [ed. by J. Bowdler the elder]. 2 vols [in 1].

John Bowdler - 1820
...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 Deep scars of thunder had entrenched,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...the Sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind die me, if virtue made the sou expire, Why, full of days and honour, lives the sire ? the arch-angel : but liis face Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd ; and care Sat on his faded check,...
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Lectures on rhetoric &c

Hugh Blair - 1820
...the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disasterous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear...Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all, th' Archangel. —— * See Webb, on the Beauties of Poetry. F 2 Here concur a variety of sources of the Sublime ;...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...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...Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the Arch-Angel : but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd ; and care Sat on his faded cheek,...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetorick

Hugh Blair - English language - 1822 - 304 pages
...and the 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. Darhea'd so, yet shone Above them all th" archangel. Here various sources of the sublime are joined...
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Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-lettres

Hugh Blair - Rhetoric - 1822 - 144 pages
...the 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...monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' archangfl A. No. The mind cannot long be kept raised above its common tone. Q,. In what manner is the...
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Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1822 - 144 pages
...the 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...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarohs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' archangel A. No. The mind cannot long be kept raised...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1823 - 304 pages
...and the 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...Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the archangel. Here various sources of the sublime are joined together; the principal object superlatively...
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