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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1839
...th' excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new-ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air, S95 Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon, In dim...sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change 691 Stood like a lower] See Statii Theb. iii. 356. Bcllo me, crcdite, bello, Ceu turrim validam —...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1839 - 679 pages
...horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, • See Webb on the Beauties of Poetry. In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half...fear of change, Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shoue Above them all Ih' Archangel. Here concur a variety of sources of the sublime : tlie principal...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...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 archangel : but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd ; and care Sat on his faded cheek,...
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Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education

Great Britain. Committee on Education - School buildings - 1853
...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...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarclis : darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the archangel : but his face Deep scars of thunder...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarehs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all the archangel : but his face Deep scars of thunder...
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Elements of the Philosophy of Mind: Applied to the Development of Thought ...

Elizabeth Stryker Ricord - Education - 1840 - 408 pages
...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...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarobs. Darken'd so, jet shone Above them all the archangel. That effort of the imagination found...
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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 343 pages
...tarnished image of the fallen Lucifer : 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. I 594 Meteors, comets, eclipses, earthquakes were all popularly believed to presage disasters, just...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 72

England - 1852
...the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new risen, I-ooks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, In...half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarehs. Darken 'd so, yet shone Above them all the Archangel : but his i. inDeep scars of thunder...
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Beautiful Sublime: The Making of ‘Paradise Lost,’ 1701-1734

Leslie Moore - Poetry - 1990 - 252 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. Dark'n'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel: but his face Deep scars of Thunder had intrencht.5...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...treason in the following lines' : 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. [1. 594-9] Th1s passage seems innocent enough; but it would be little wonder if Tomkyns, with the responsibility...
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