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" And fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent world, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude, close by the moon. "
The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and ... - Page 65
by Frederick Thomas Elworthy - 1886 - 876 pages
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Milton's Lycidas

John Milton - 1879 - 218 pages
...battlements adorned Of living sapphire — once his native scat; And, fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent World, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude, close by the moon." Care must be taken not to misinterpret this passage. . . . The " pendent World " which Satan here sees...
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Milton's Lycidas

John Milton - 1879 - 232 pages
...battlements adorned Of living sapphire — once his native seat ; And, fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent World, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude, close by the moon." Care must be taken not to misinterpret this passage. . . . The " pendent World " which Satan here sees...
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The Poems of John Milton: English, Latin, Greek & Italian, Volume 2

John Milton - 1925 - 450 pages
...adorn'd Of living Sapphire, once his native Seat; And fast by hanging in a golden Chain This pendant world, in bigness as a Star Of smallest Magnitude close by the Moon. Thither full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour he hies. The End of the...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1178 pages
...living sapphire, once his native seat; 5 And fast by, hanging in a golden chain. This pendant y. Lwas born to a small hpre(l' ln ''y reta^f which, according to th Thither, full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour, \\e hies. TRAGEDY: ALL...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Anthologies - 1909 - 500 pages
...battlements adorned Of living sapphire, once his native seat, And, fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent World, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude close by the moon. Thither, full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour, he hies. THE THIRD BOOK...
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan, John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 372 pages
...adorn'd Of living Sapphire, once his native Seat; And fast by hanging in a golden Chain This pendant world, in bigness as a Star Of smallest Magnitude close by the Moon. Thither full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour he hies. (1046-1055) The...
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The Elizabethan Hamlet

Arthur McGee - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 230 pages
...be king as the world were now but to begin thus recalling Satan, the first Rebel; in Milton's words: This pendent world, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude close by the moon. Thither, full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accursed, and in a cursed hour, he hies. Laertes' rebellion...
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A Gust for Paradise: Milton's Eden and the Visual Arts

Diane Kelsey McColley - Art and literature - 1993 - 336 pages
...penetrates it as the body is from the soul. The universe, "This pendant world," a jewel hung from heaven "in bigness as a Star / Of smallest Magnitude close by the Moon" (2.1052-53) is well within "the Precincts of light" (3.88). At the beginning of his great hexameron...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - Reference - 1995 - 512 pages
...descry' d hanging in the Clouds. . . . Ver. 1051. And fast by hanging in a Golden Chain This pendant World, in bigness as a Star Of smallest Magnitude close by the Moon. Dr. B. by putting a Comma after Magnitude, (contrary to all the first Editions) has fallen into a strange...
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The Last Man

Mary Shelley - Fiction - 1996 - 476 pages
...tree of 13 Unidentified. 14 Cf. Paradise Lost 2.1052-53, where earth is described as "This pendant world, in bigness as a Star / Of smallest Magnitude close by the Moon." humanity, and send to late posterity the tale of the ante-pestilential race, the heroes and sages of...
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