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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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...Fontarahhia. Thus far these heyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet ohserved Their dread Commander; he, ahove the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood...tower : his form had yet not lost All her original hrightness ; nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory ohscured : as when the...
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Dr. Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric: Abridged. With Questions

Hugh Blair - English language - 1831 - 268 pages
...following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts. -He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not yet lost What is said of blank verse ? — What proof is afforded of this? — What are examples...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...prowess, yet observed Their dread Commander ; he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, 590 Stood like a tower : his form 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
...TICKLER. " Oh no ! we never mention him." NORTH. Name — Name. ...• . . , TICKLER, s 4 ' , • — 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...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 1

Jacques Delille, Virgil, John Milton, Pierre-François Tissot - 1832
...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 yet not lost Tous n'attendent qu'un signe ; et le roi des enfers, D'un coup d'œil plus percant, plus prompt que...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: Chiefly from the Kectures of Dr. Blair

Hugh Blair, Abraham Mills - English language - 1832 - 360 pages
...following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of the infernal host : • 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 an archangel ruined ; and the excess...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric: ... with Appropriate Questions to ...

Hugh Blair - Rhetoric - 1832 - 230 pages
...following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts. -he, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; li is form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Leas than Archangel rain'd, and...
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The Court magazine and belle assemblée [afterw.] and monthly ..., Volume 21

Court magazine and monthly critic
...upright young lady in the establishment, a very drill-sergeant in petticoats. But though Miss Fairfax' " above the rest in shape and gesture, proudly eminent, stood like a tower," it could not be concealed from the eye of the penetrating observer that her bust did not equal that...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: To which are Added Copious ...

Hugh Blair - English language - 1833 - 557 pages
...head shaken, is the effect of his nod, and makes a happy picturesque circumstance in the description.* -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 Leu than archangel ruiu'd ; and the excess Of...
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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - English literature - 1833 - 394 pages
...princely dignities, And powers that erst in heaven sat on thrones," he thus depicts their leader: — " 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 archangel ruin'd, and the' excess...
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