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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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Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1822 - 144 pages
...following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing; at the head of the infernal hosts : • He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower ; his form had not yet lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruined ; and the excess...
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The Writer: A Series of Original Essays, Moral and Amusing

Gamaliel Bradford - 1822 - 131 pages
...voragine profonda S'apre la bocca d'atro sangue immonda. 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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Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ...

William Lisle Bowles, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Campbell - Poetry - 1822 - 217 pages
...organ ! One image is peculiar, and very sublime, in the use of an image drawn from art, where Satan " above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, " Stood, LIKE A TOW'R." stroke introducing battlements, pinnacles, corbels, &e. the image would have lost so much grandeur...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...Fontarabhia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observed Their dread Commander ; he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightuess ; nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...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. i. 589. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...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 his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...By Fontarabia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal proweas, yet observ'd Their dread commander: not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear' d Less than Arch-angel ruin'd, and th' excess...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...worked 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 his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...; My joys, my griefs, my passions, and my powers, Made me a stranger. Byron's Manfred, a. 2, s. 2. 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 arch-angel ruin'd....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...worked 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 tow'r, &c. Addison. 226. —incumbent on the dusky air That fell unusual weight,] 225 This conceit...
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