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" Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. "
The Monthly magazine - Page 202
by Monthly literary register - 1841
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The Spectator, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Hivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...Hung on Ins shoulders like the moon, whose orb Thro optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, • Or in Valdarno, to descry...or mountains, in her spotty globe. : . His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

English essays - 1811
...unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gei ion's sons Call El Dorado. The moon The Tuscan artist view* At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands.-— — He has, indeed, been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend...
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Memoirs of Alessandro Tassoni, Author of La Secchia Rapita: Or, The Rape of ...

Joseph Cooper Walker - 1815 - 316 pages
...'• artist." Describing the shield of Satan, he compares it to 1 the moon, whose orb Through optick glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole', Or in Valdamo, to descry new lands, Riven, or mountains, in her snotty globe. Par. Lost, book i. 1. 187—191....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1815
...hroad eirenmference \lw,g on his shonlders like the moon, whose orh nsh optic glass the Tnsean arti;t views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to desery new hont.., 390 Rivers or monntaias in her spotty glohe. His spear, to eqnal which the tallest...
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An Introduction to Astronomy ...

John Bonnycastle - Astronomy - 1816 - 428 pages
...Paradise Lost. -" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At evening from the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, r Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." Sereral astronomers have given us exact maps of the moon,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion's sons Call El Dorado. The moon The Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. He has indeed been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend by...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. -Thus far these, beyond Milton, B. 1. Their dread commander. He, above the rest In shape and gesture...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

England - 1840
...— — whose orb Thro' optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At oven. I. ' from the top of Fesolu, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." The existence of a man in the moon, or of more than one, was a popular belief long before Fontenelle...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...the Moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesol^, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. How admirably is this study calculated to impart the most exalted ideas of the works of creation !...
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