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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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 2

John Quincy Adams - Oratory - 1810
...Milton's satan. His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and pound, 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Of Atabalipa, and' yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Genoa's son* Call El Dorado. • 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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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...moving tow'ard the (bore; kis poud'rcuii Ethereal temper, massy, Irrge, ami round, Behind liirncast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist view* At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Kivers or mountains on...
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The Spectator, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...unusual weight • His pond'rous shield Bthereral 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 lands, Hivers, or mountains,...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Genoa's sons Call El Dorado. The moon The Tuscan artist vievrs 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 British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

English essays - 1810
...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 lands, Hivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal whicli the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...Hung on Ins shoulders like the moon, whose orb Thro optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, • Or in Valdarno, to descry...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. : . His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

English essays - 1811
...unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gei ion's sons Call El Dorado. The moon The Tuscan artist view* 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...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on liis shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesol6, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear,...
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Memoirs of Alessandro Tassoni, Author of La Secchia Rapita: Or, The Rape of ...

Joseph Cooper Walker - 1815 - 316 pages
...'• artist." Describing the shield of Satan, he compares it to 1 the moon, whose orb Through optick glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole', Or in Valdamo, to descry new lands, Riven, or mountains, in her snotty globe. Par. Lost, book i. 1. 187—191....
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