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" Their dread commander ; he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower ; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured... "
The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 309
by British essayists - 1823
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738
...Fire. ' He called fo loud, that all the hollow deep . Of Hell refounded. BUT there is no fingle Paffage in the whole Poem worked up to a greater Sublimity, than that wherein his Perfon is defcribed in thofe celebrated Lines : _ . He, above the reft Jn Jhape and gefture proudly...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1729
...Fire. lie cali'd fa loud, that all the hollow dtef Of Hell refounded . BUT there is no fingle Paflage in the whole Poem •worked up to a greater Sublimity, than that wherein hi* I'cribn is defcribed in thofe celebrated Lines : • He, above the reft In Jhafe and geflure proudly...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject : — He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruined, and...
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A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton. To which is Prefixed ...

1762 - 144 pages
...Fire. He call'dfo loud, that all the hollo'W deep Of Hell refounded But there is no fingle Paflage in the whole Poem worked up to a greater Sublimity, than that wherein his Perfbn is defcribed in thofe celebrated Lines. - He, ahove the reft In Shape and Gefture proudly eminent,...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...a sublime poem. This feature may be observed in the sublime -description of Satan by Milton, — " He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All its original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than areh-angel ruin'd,...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...eclipse, by which our ideas are wonderfully raised to a conception of what it was in all its glory. he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r : his form not yet had lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd,...
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An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa in the Years 1797 ...

Sir John Barrow - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1802 - 386 pages
...a thousand feet high. As a distinction, we gave it the name of Tower-berg, because this mountain, " above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, " Stood like a tower." About two o'clock in the morning we joined the scouting party at the base of this mountain. They and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...plunged and stupified in the sea of fire. He callM so loud, that all the hollow deep Of hell resounded• But there is no single passage in the whole poem worked...the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent. Stood lske a tower, &c. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...support uneasy steps Over the burning mail He call'd so loud, that all the hollow deep Of hell resounded But there is no single passage in the whole poem worked...In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r, &c. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...confusion nor obscurity in the passage, which has been so confidently quoted as an instance of both*. He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and...
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