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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 Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 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,...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 inclose...
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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

Education - 1855
...from eternal splendours flung For hia 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. (a) Paraphrase this passage. (V) Quote the lines in which Shakspeare uses the expression « blasted...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost; with notes, by C.W. Connon

John Milton - 1855
...place of logy, part i. chap. iii. For a further annihilation, account of this feeling, consult, also, Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With...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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Examination Questions in English, German, French, Spanish: Fourth series ...

College Entrance Examination Board - 1920 - 303 pages
...from eternal splendors 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 singèd top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. 1 forerunner " deprived...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 72

England - 1852
...splendours flung For his revolt ; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heaven's firs Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, thoojh bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared To speak : whereat their doubled ranks they...
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Records, Volume 9

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1906
...valley of sin or death— by the fitness of its lonely desolation. '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 . . . . . . The causeway to hell-gate, On either side, disparted chaos.' " Approaching Santa Eosa,...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...from eternal splendours flung 610 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 signed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath . He now prepared To speak;...
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From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations

Fiona Stafford, Fiona J. Stafford, Howard Gaskill - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 264 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,...stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted heath. (Paradise Lost, 1,607-15) Without the passage from Paradise Lost, the Ossianic image of trees in a...
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Werke

Dionysios Solōmos, Hans-Christian Günther - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...Paradise Lost I 6 1 1 ff.(... yetfaithful how the\ stood,/ Their glory withered: as when heaven 's fire/ Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines,/...stately growth though bare/ Stands on the blasted heath ...); V. Monti, Per la passione di Nostro Signore II 12Iff. (Cosl quando del ciel fiamma funesta/ Una...
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