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" A cloudy spot. Down thither prone in flight He speeds, and through the vast ethereal sky Sails between worlds and worlds, with steady wing, Now on the polar... "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 319
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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Milton's Paradise lost (pr. from the text of mr. Keightley's library ed.).

John Milton - 1862 - 356 pages
...globes, Earth, and the garden of God, with cedars crowned Above all hills. As when by night the glass 201 Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon ; Or pilot from amidst the Cycladcs Delos or Samos first appearing kens, A cloudy spot. Down thither...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864 - 586 pages
...unconform to other shining globes, Earth, and the garden of God, with cedars crowned 260 Above all hills: as, when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the Moon : Or pilot, from amidst the Cyclades, Delos, or Samos, first appearing, kens A cloudy spot. Down thither...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 131

1864 - 520 pages
...mountains, in her spotty globe.* And again, in a later book, among other similitudes we have this one, As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon.f It was in 1637, when he was in his seventy-fourth year, that blindness appears to have come...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 708 pages
...unconform to other shining globes, Earth and the garden of God, with cedars crown'd 2o Above all hills: as when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon: 222. In the Book of Tohit, th angel Raphael travels with Tobias Into Media and bock again, and instructs...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1868 - 632 pages
...unconform to other shining globes, Earth and the garden of God, with cedars crown'd Above all hills. As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon ; Or pilot, from amidst the Cyclades, Delos or Samos first appearing, kens A cloudy spot. Down thither...
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The poetical works of John Milton, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871 - 530 pages
...unconform to other shining globes, Earth and the garden of God, with cedars crown'd Above all hills. As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon : Or pilot, from amidst the Cyclades, Delos, or Samos, first appearing, kens A cloudy spot. Down thither...
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The Moon: Her Motions, Aspect, Scenery, and Physical Condition

Richard Anthony Proctor - Moon - 1873 - 472 pages
...lands, Rlvers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." Again, in the fifth book, Raphael sees the earth " as when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured,...observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon." It is difficult to suppose that Milton would not have said " oceans" instead of " regions" if Galileo had...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author; Preliminary ...

John Milton - 1873 - 678 pages
...unconform to other shining globes, Earth and the garden of God, with cedars crown' d Above all hills: as when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon: 220 230 235 245 250 255 260 - ' f Milton here means only Seraphim, which signifies just the same in...
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The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c, Issue 477

John Milton - 1873 - 606 pages
...nnoonform to other shining globes, Earth and the garden of GOD, with cedars crowu'd Above all hills : as when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon : Or pilot from amidst the Cyclades1 Delos, or Samos, first appearing kens A cloudy spot. Down thither...
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873 - 512 pages
...glass * See the description of the Homeric angel, Hermes, on his mission to che iele of Kalypso, Od. V. Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined lands and regions in the moon : Or pilot, from amidst the Cyclades Delos or Samos first appearing, kens A clo.udy spot. Down thither...
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