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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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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...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 л tower, bc His sentiments are every way answerable to hif character, and suitable to a created being...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1837
...guineas for a likeness of himself, resembling the description of his infernal majesty in Milton, — " He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower; his form bad not yet lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and th' excess...
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Recherche philosophique sur l'origine de nos idées du sublime et du beau

Edmund Burke, Baldine Saint Girons - Philosophy - 1998 - 248 pages
...» (The Spectator. n° 70. Voir également n° 74). 2. Paradis perdu, 1, 589-99, traduction citée. (...)He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a lower ; hisform had yetnot lost AU her original brightness, norappeared Less than archangel ruin 'd,...
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Beautiful Sublime: The Making of â Paradise Lost,â 1701-1734

Leslie Moore - Poetry - 1990 - 252 pages
...Sublimity, than that wherein his [Satan's] Person is described in those celebrated Lines" (S 303, 3: 85): 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 Arch-Angel ruin'd,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...rais'd Thir fainting courage, and dispel'd thir fears. (Bk. I, 1. 527-530) 57 Thir dread commander: rmured — "While you live, Drink! — for, once dead, you never sh Towr; his form had yet not lost All her Original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch Angel ruind,...
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Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic

Anne Williams - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 319 pages
...Satan, seem to appear in every generation. Here is how Milton describes the heroic Satan of Book I: 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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Napoleon and English Romanticism

Simon Bainbridge - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 259 pages
...implication.2' Wordsworth also commented upon Knight's analysis of the lines from Paradise Lost which begin: He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent. Stood like a tower ... (i, This passage was particularly well known because Burke had chosen it as an instance of the...
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John Milton: 1628-1731, Volume 1; Volumes 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 439 pages
...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. [589-91] His Sentiments are every way answerable to his Character, and suitable to a created Being...
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John Milton: 1732-1801, Volume 2; Volumes 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 439 pages
...by its immediate power, and with a sudden effect; as, in the description of Satan in Paradise Lost. He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r. [I, 589-91] A second species of the sublime consists in giving a gradation to imagery. There...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 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 her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruined; and the excess Of...
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