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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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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...dignities, And powers that erst in heaven sat on thrones," he thus depicts their leader : — " He, ahove 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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Review, Historical and Political, of the Late Revolution in France ..., Volume 1

Caleb Cushing - Europe - 1833
...midst of this multiplicity of great events, it is evident that the Reformation was the greatest : this, Above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower. As it fastened its name, so did it stamp its character, upon the epoch. What is that character ? What...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...во suitable to the subject: -He above the rest — • -^— ^— — ^-^— дс атлс In shap« gin in a correspondence between the Author and a very...young gentleman at Paris, who did him the honour of d appear'd Less than archangel ruin'tl, and in' excess Oi'elury nbscur'd : as when the sun new ris'n...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...one of Milton, wherein he gives tin: portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject : He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a timer ; hut form hud yet not labt All her original brightness, nor anncar'il Less than arc/ian^tlruind,...
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Life - 1835
...singed bottom all involved With stench and smoke: such resting found the sole Of unblessed feet." -" he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...and the excess Of glory obscured: as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moon, In dim...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...celebrated one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject: appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new ris'n THERE...
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The Norwich magazine

1835
...and was unwilling to descend. The description of Satan is unrivalled in the annals of poetry — " 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 the excess Of...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...greater suhlimity, than that wherein his person is descrihed in those celehrated lines : He, ahove the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower, &c. His sentiments are every way answerahle to his character, and suitahle to a created heing of the...
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Oeuvres completes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...redoutable chef. Celui-ci, au dessus du reste par sa taille et sa contenance superbeStood like a lower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...worked up to a greater sublimity, than that wherein his person is described in those celebrated lines: f ace. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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