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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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heav'n'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 half enclose...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...behold the fellows of his crime condemned Their glory wither'd: as when heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top...stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd eis To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half inclose...
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A Visit to Colombia: In the Years 1822 & 1823, by Laguayra and Caracas, Over ...

William Duane - Caracas (Venezuela) - 1826 - 624 pages
...valley of sin or death — by the fitness of its lonely desolation. As when hearen's fire, Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top,...stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath .... .... The causeway to hell-gates, On either side, disparted chaos. The heat was ardent, as we ambled...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...For his 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 To speak : whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1826 - 294 pages
...stood, Their glory wither'd: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pine ; With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From vt'ung to wing, and half...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

Bible - 1827 - 24 pages
...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,...With singed top their stately growth, though bare, 614 Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...and 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,...pines. With singed top their stately growth, though hare, Stands on the hlasted heath. He now prepared To speak ; whereat their douhled ranks they hend...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...and 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,...pines, With singed top their stately growth, though hare, Stands ou the hlasted heath. He now prepared To speak ; whereat their douhled ranks they hend...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...stood, * Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pine ; With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...; Tels le chêne des bois et le pin des collines , Dont la foudre en éclats dispersa les ruines , With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd To speak ; whereat, their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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