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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 arch-angel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured... "
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri - Page 351
1870
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...obsety'd vOL. I. M Their dread Commander : he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent 530 Stood like a tower; his form had yet not lost All her orig'inal brightness, nor appear'd Less thun Arch-angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory' ebscur'd ; as when the Sun new risen...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1808 - 476 pages
...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 vet not lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and th" excess 'Of...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...up to a greater sublimity, than that wherein his person is described in those celebrated lines : - He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower, ;. c. His sentiments are every way answerable to hij character, and suitable to a created being of...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1808 - 312 pages
...description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts : -He, above the vest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not y«t kwt i . AH her original brightness, nor appear'd . . , Less than archangel ruin'd, and the...
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A Tour Through Cornwall, in the Autumn of 1808

Richard Warner - Cornwall (England : County) - 1809 - 363 pages
...and our wonder entirely absorbed, by this superlative object ; which^ like Milton's Satan, , .... " Above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, « Stood like a tower." An account of its dimensions and form will afford you the best idea of the impression produced on the...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1810
...By Fontarabia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ'd Tbeir dread Commander : he above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and tli'excess Of glory obsciir'd ; as when the sun new-risen...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Fontarabbia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ"d Their dread commander : he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...had yet not lost All her original brightness ; nor appealed Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the Sun, new risen,...
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An Essay on the Principles of Philosophical Criticism, Applied to ..., Volume 13

Joseph Harpur - Classical poetry - 1810 - 293 pages
...appearance, describes him in those universally-admired lines : • He above the rest, ' • ' - • ID shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower...had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd : As when the sun new ris'a ....
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...By Fontarabbia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ'd Their dread Commander: he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and the excess...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...sentences. Similes in poetry form proper examples for gaining, a habit of lowering the voice. EXAMPLE. He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r. His form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd...
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