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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 Pamphleteer

Jan Glete - Philosophy - 1994 - 16500 pages
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Desire in the Renaissance: Psychoanalysis and Literature

Valeria Finucci, Regina Schwartz - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan artist views At Fv'ning from the lop of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe. (1.283-91) To summari/e this logic, the complete movement of our gaze in the passage is from looking...
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Last Lesson of the Afternoon: A Satire

Christopher Rush - Fiction, General - 1994 - 308 pages
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Hallmarks of Poetry: Reflections on a Theme

Edward Lowbury - English poetry - 1994 - 158 pages
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Chaucer on Love, Knowledge, and Sight

Norman Klassen - Poetry - 1995 - 225 pages
...the ways sight conveys a tension, in no way limited to theology alone, between love and knowledge. At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno,...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. John Milton, Paradise Lost, in John Milton, ed. Stephen Orgel and Jonathan Goldberg, Oxford, 1991,...
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The Spatial Infinite at Greenwich in Works by Christopher Wren, James ...

Ann Stewart Balakier, James J. Balakier - Art - 1995 - 139 pages
...Paradise Lost as "the Tuscan artist" who views the moon through his "glaz'd Optic tube" "at Ev'ning from the top of Fesole,/ Or in Valdarno, to descry...new Lands/ Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe" (I. 287-91). Milton's spokesperson, the angel Raphael, though, is non-committal and finally, after...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...back on seventy-five stirring years, but never again through his marvellous telescope view the moon At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno,...new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." In the invigorating sunshine of Italian culture there were ugly shadows. Excepting perhaps the exiled...
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The Laws of Fésole: A Familiar Treatise on the Elementary Principles and ...

John Ruskin - Art - 1996 - 223 pages
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Yo y mis condiscípulos

Joaquín Balaguer - Dominican literature - 1996 - 256 pages
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Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo

Eileen Reeves - Science - 1999 - 310 pages
...most important exchanges between painters and astronomers involved the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the...descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe,3 very little of the other celestial discoveries made in the early modern period escaped the...
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