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 202by Monthly literary register - 1841Full view
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Leonard Barkan - Philosophy - 1991 - 147 pages
...the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan Artist views At Ev'ning, from the top of f'eso/e, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers 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 Ammiral, were...