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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... "
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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 double ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...his revolt, yet faithful how they stood. Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd eation, agreeable to the general order of things,...conformable to ends and relations to him unknown. IIL He now prepar'd To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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,...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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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...strongest will left to resist, or to endure. He was baffled, not confounded. He stood like a tower ; or "As when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines." the eye can reach ; though he keeps aloof from them in his own mind, and holds supreme counsel only...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...faithful4 how they stood, Their glory withered : as when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest-oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately 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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...strongest will left to resist or to endure. He was baffled, not confounded. He stood like a tower ; or • As when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines." He is still surrounded with hosts of rebel angels, armed warriors, who own him as their sovereign leader,...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...strongest will left to resist or to endure. Ho was baffled, not confounded. He stood like a tower ; or " - As when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines." He is still surrounded with hosts of rebel angels, armed warriors, who own him as their sovereign leader,...
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The History of Vermont: With Descriptions, Physical and Topographical

Hosea Beckley - Vermont - 1846 - 396 pages
...change, may bring home the question, who makeih thee to differ 1 " 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." The number of patients in this asylum is about two hundred ; and the recoveries from insanity, are...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1847 - 344 pages
...winter In storm perpetual, could not more the gods To look that way thou wert. Winier't Talt, 1IL S. - As when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks...stately growth, though bare Stands on the blasted heath. PL, i. 615. - for God had thrown That mountain as his garden mould, high raised ' Upon the rapid current...
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