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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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Barbarous Dissonance and Images of Voice in Milton's Epics

Elizabeth Sauer, Professor of English Elizabeth Sauer - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 213 pages
...imaginary treason in the following lines. - As, when the sun new ris'n 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. (121) 10 Satan is cast simultaneously as a champion (certator) and a dissembler (hypokritcs) - the...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 221 pages
...ruin'd, 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. (PL 1.589-99) Of this passage Burke comments, "Here is a very noble picture; and in what does this...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 pages
...and th' excess Of glory obscured: 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. Here is a very noble picture; and in what does this poetical picture consist? in images of a tower,...
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Milton, Authorship, and the Book Trade

Stephen B. Dobranski - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 245 pages
...possible allusion to deposing Charles II: - As, when the Sun new risen Looks thro the Horizontal misty Air Shorn of his Beams, or from behind the Moon In dim...half the Nations, and with fear of change Perplexes Monarchs.68 Ultimately Tomkins did not have the passage removed, but the incident again reminds us...
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Sources in Irish Art: A Reader

Fintan Cullen - Architecture - 2000 - 325 pages
...and th' excess Of glory obscured: 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.' Here is a very noble picture; and in what does this poetical picture consist? in images of a tower,...
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Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather

Michael J. Carlowicz, Ramon E. Lopez - Science - 2002 - 234 pages
...wrote in the epic Paralyse Lost: 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 Some scholars assert that Milton was alluding to Emperor Louis I, son of Charlemagne. Shortly after...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...placed at Fontarabbia, tion frequently occurring in the Iliad. forty miles from the scene of the battle All her Original brightness, nor appear'd Less than...Nations, and with fear of change Perplexes Monarchs. Dark'n'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch- Angel: but his face eoo Deep scars of Thunder had intrencht,...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent 590 Stood like a Tow'r; his form had yet not lost All her Original brightness, nor appear'd Less...sheds On half the Nations, and with fear of change 573. since created man: since the creation of man. 582-583. Aspramont, near Nice, gave its name 575....
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...and the excess Of glory obscured: as when the sun new risen Looks through the hori2ontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim...nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darkened so, yet shone0 Above them all the archangel: but his face 600 Deep scars of thunder had intrenched,...
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Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in ...

Elizabeth D. Samet - History - 2004 - 273 pages
...tarnished luster to a solar eclipse: "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" (1.594-600). Quoted from Complete Poems and...
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