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" That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. "
P. Vergili Maronis Opera: The works of Virgil - Page 251
by Virgil - 1875
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805
...their blood with morning's light*5. But we rolled away, like wreaths And like a comet burned, Thatjires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. As an instance of variations, death, or pestilence, in the first edition, attends its gre en course;...
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The Plays of Philip Massinger: In Four Volumes

Philip Massinger - English drama - 1805
...indignation, Satan stood " Unterrified,- and like a comet bitrn'd, " That fires the length of Ophiucus huge " In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair " Shakes pestilence and war." That sit there as my judges, to determine* The life and death of Malefbrt, where are now Those shouts,...
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The baptist Magazine

1828
...indignation, Satan stood Unterrify'd ; and like a comet hurn'd, That fires the length of Ophinchus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Level'd his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke intend ; and such a frown...
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Letters ... written between the years 1784 and 1807 [ed. by A. Constable].

Anna Seward - 1811
...passage in Paradise Lost : " So Satan stood, and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of Ophiucus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war." The different nature of the objects considered, your passage has no inferiority ; the epithet wavering...
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Plays: Advertisement to the second edition. Introduction; Essay on the ...

Philip Massinger - 1813
...the magnificent and awful picture which follows : " On the other side, " Incensed with indignation, Satan stood " Unterrified, and like a comet burn'd,...huge " In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair " Shaken pestilence and war." That sit there as my judges, to determine1 The life, and death of Malefort,...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...with indignation, Satan stood TJnterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiucns huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. Milton has here exceeded his originals in sublimity ; and his comparison is applied with much greater...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...ten-fold More dreadful and deform. On the other side, Incau'd with indignation, Satan stood L'nterrified, to Each at the head LereU'd his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke intend ; and such a frown...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 305 pages
...deform : on th' other side, Incens'd with indignation, Satan stood Unterrify'd, and like a comet bnrn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head • LevelM his deadly aim ; their fatal hands Jfo...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...so threatening, grew tenfold More dreadful and deform. On the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burn'd,...and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Level'd his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke intend ; and such a frown...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...More dreadful and deform. On the' other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood TJnterrified; and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of...and from his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Levell'd his deadly aim : their fatal hands No second stroke intend ; and such a frown...
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