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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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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1833
...the melted rock ; an image recalling those beautiful lines — ' Aa when heaven's fire Hath scatl,M the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath.' Form, composition, and origin of the Dikes. — But without indulging the imagination any longer in...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1833
...the melted rock ; an image recalling those beautiful lines — ' 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.' Form, composition, and origin of ihe Dikes.— 'But without indulging the imagination any longer in...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd ; as when heaven's fire^ Jhith 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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My Daughter's Book: Containing a Selection of Approved Readings in ...

Anthologies - 1834 - 482 pages
...powers of destruction, must always have a tincture of the sublime. " ' As when heaven's fire Has seathed the forest oaks or mountain pines ; With singed top...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath.' " If we next take a view of those animals that are called picturesque, the same qualities are found...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...from eternal splendours flung 610 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 615 601. intrenched, ' cut into, made trenches there...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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. ment dominateur, s'élevait comme une tour. Sa forme n'avait pas encore perdu toute sa splendeur originelle;...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...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,...singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on I in- blasted heath. He now prepared To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...éternelles splendeurs pour sa révolte , 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 inclose...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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. ment dominateur, s'élevait comme une tour. Sa forme n'avait pas encore perdu toute sa splendeur originelle;...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...from eternal splendours flung For his revolt ; yet faithful how they stood , Their g\ory wither'd : as when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. ment dominateur , s'élevait comme une tour. Sa forme n'avait pas encore perdu toute sa splendeur originelle;...
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