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" He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the... "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 319
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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Letters from Europe: During a Tour Through Switzerland and Italy ..., Volume 1

Joseph Sansom - Italy - 1805
...the classic eminence celebrated by Milton, when comparing the shield of Satan to the Moon, wboft orbt Through optic glass the Tuscan Artist views, At evening, from the top of FiesoU, Or in VaUarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains on her spotty globe. Here Here too...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805
...the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral. His ponderous shield Hung on his shoulders, like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass ¿he Tuscan artist views At evening ; when the moon rises; and, in converting Satan into Swaran, it...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

1806
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion's sons Call ElDorado The moon the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. He has indeed been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend by...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...the shorej his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the brond circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist viewsAt evening from the top of Fesol^, Or in Naldarno, to descry new lands. Rivers or mountains, in...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist vic\vs At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, ^96 Rivers or mountains...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...seat Of Ataballfa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion'a sons Call El Dorado The moon The Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. i He has, indeed, been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend...
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The British Essayists, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...unusual weight His pond'rous shield Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lauds, Rivers, or mountains,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...poud'rous shield Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hun« on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 20

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Of Atabalifa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Geriou's sons Call El Dorado — The moon The Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in faUarno, to descry new lands.—— He has, indeed, been more attentive to his syllables than to his...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...toward the shore ; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear, (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the...
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