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" Millions of Spirits for his fault amerced* Of Heaven, and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately... "
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ... - Page 345
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All the odes of Pindar, tr. by J.L. Girdlestone

Pindarus - 1810
...but dare not approach near. V. 52. Wuhforuls A/act.] See Par. Lost, b. 1. v. 612. " As when heav'n's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines ; With singed top their stately growth, tho' bare, Stands on the blasted heath." Whether Milton had or had not Pindar's description in hit...
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An essay On the picturesque

Sir Uvedale Price - Landscape gardening - 1810
...the mind, and has kept it fixed on a few grand and awful images : As when heaven's fire Has scatb'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines. With singed top their stately growth tho' bare, Stands on the blasted heath. high arched crest and flowjpg mane, is fre-. quently represented...
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Letters Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 1

Anna Seward - 1811
...the mnses hanut Clear spring, or shady grove, or sunny hill." -" As when Heaven's fire Has scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, tho* bare, Stands on the blasted heath." " Ye vallies law, that the mild whispers lisp. Of shades,...
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Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 1

Anna Seward - Authors, English - 1811 - 432 pages
...where the muses haunt Clear spring, or shady grove, or sunny hill." " As when Heaven's fire Has scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, tho' bare, Stands on the litusteil heath." Ye rallies low, that the mild whispers USR Of shades,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...bis revolt, yet faithful how they stood, "Their glory wither'd: as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing: to wing, and halt'...
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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Bowdler - 1816 - 617 pages
...and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered ; as when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks...mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth tho' bare Stands on the blasted heath." In this noble description, Milton has collected some of the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 72

England - 1852
...and from eternal splendours Sung For his revolt ; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, ftth sin With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd plight He now prepar'd To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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Select pieces in prose and verse [ed. by J. Bowdler the elder]. 2 vols [in 1].

John Bowdler - 1820
...and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered ; as when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks...mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth tho' bare Stands on the blasted heath." In this noble description, Milton has collected some of the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...from eternal splendours flung For his revolt ; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks,...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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