Die Entstehung des Verlorenen Paradieses

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1874 - 33 pages
 

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Page 24 - THE measure is English heroic verse without rime, as that of Homer in Greek, and of Virgil in Latin — rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre...
Page 26 - With burnished neck of verdant gold, erect Amidst his circling spires, that on the grass Floated redundant...
Page 16 - Musa tu, che di caduchi allori Non circondi la fronte in Elicona, Ma su nel Cielo infra i beati cori Hai di stelle immortali aurea corona; Tu spira al petto mio celesti ardori, Tu rischiara il mio canto, e tu perdona Se intesso fregi al ver, s'adorno in parte D'altri diletti che de
Page 6 - Etrurian shades High overarched embower, or scattered sedge Afloat, when with fierce winds Orion armed Hath vexed the Red Sea coast, whose waves o'erthrew Busiris and his Memphian chivalry, While with perfidious hatred they pursued The sojourners of Goshen, who beheld From the safe shore their floating carcases And broken chariot wheels: so thick bestrewn Abject and lost lay these, covering the flood, Under amazement of their hideous change. He called so loud, that all the hollow deep Of hell resounded...
Page 19 - A shout that tore Hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night. All in a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand banners rise into the air With orient colours waving; with them rose A forest huge of spears, and thronging helms Appeared, and serried shields in thick array Of depth immeasurable...
Page 14 - Thus Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head up-lift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed ; his other parts besides Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood ; in bulk as huge As whom the fables name of monstrous size, Titanian, or Earth-born, that warred on Jove ; Briareos or Typhon, whom the den By ancient Tarsus held ; or that sea-beast Leviathan, which God of all his works Created hugest that swim the ocean stream...
Page 8 - Thy wish exactly to thy heart's desire.' " He ended, or I heard no more ; for now My earthly, by his heavenly overpowered, Which it had long stood under, strained to the highth In that celestial colloquy sublime, As with an object that excels the sense, Dazzled and spent, sunk down...
Page 6 - Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades High over-arched embower ; or scattered sedge Afloat, when with fierce winds Orion armed Hath vexed the Red-Sea coast, whose waves o'erthrew Busiris and his Memphian chivalry, While with perfidious hatred they pursued The sojourners of Goshen, who beheld From the safe shore...
Page 15 - Beatitude past utterance ; on his right The radiant image of his glory sat, His only Son ; on earth he first beheld Our two first parents, yet the only two...
Page 10 - With gay religions full of pomp and gold, And devils to adore for deities ; Then were they known to men by various names, And various idols through the heathen world.

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