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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 Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

John Park - United States - 1814
...voragine profonda S'apre la bocca d'atro sanguc immondať Such images are far beneath Milton's Satan who 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 archangel ruined ; and th' excess...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1815
...Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject : ------- He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent...had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new risn...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

Theology - 1815
...poem amidst all its contemporaries,, and after all that was the Augustan sera of our literature, it above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower." Under happier circumstances, we can imagine its author contending with success against any genius of...
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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Bowdler - 1816 - 617 pages
...Paradise Lost. " Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observed 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 appeared Less than archangel ruined, and th' excess Of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 72

1852
...last he sums. And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardening in hia strength Glories." NORTH. " 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 the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new risen,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 30

1831
...NORTH. By WHOM ? TICKLER. " Oh no ! we never mention him." NORTH. Name— Name. TICKLER. — — — He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower. NORTH. Thank ye— Well, I don't doubt Talleyrand among the Whigs has been almost as much at home as...
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Gerusalemme liberata, Volume 1

Torquato Tasso - Crusades - 1817 - 317 pages
...questi detti il gran rimbombo udissi ; gia superbo, nel suo Paradiso Perduto, Can.' IT. 589, esegg: he, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r, &c. Su gli altri spirti, in portamento e forma Egli guai torre, pien d' orgoglio s' erge. m...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...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 proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd...
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The Edinburgh Observer: Or, Town and Country Magazine, Issues 1-11

1817
...Salan, with the dignity of the passage transformed into horror ; we may say — -—— •• He ahove the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower." • But we cannot say — • i In dim cclipsi disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations ; and...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1818 - 287 pages
...following noted description of satan, after his fall, appearing at the bead of his infernal hosts. -He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not yet lost AH her original brightness, nor appear'd Less, than Archangel ruiu'd, and the excess,...
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