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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1815
...hroad eirenmference \lw,g on his shonlders like the moon, whose orh nsh optic glass the Tnsean arti;t views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to desery new hont.., 390 Rivers or monntaias in her spotty glohe. His spear, to eqnal which the tallest...
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An Introduction to Astronomy ...

John Bonnycastle - Astronomy - 1816 - 428 pages
...finely alludes to when he describes the shield of Satan, in the first book of his Paradise Lost. -" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, r Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." Sereral astronomers have given us exact maps of the moon,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion's sons 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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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hunt; on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ninji from the top of Fesote, Or in Vuldarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...the shield of Satan, in the first book of his inimitable Paradise Lost. Tlie broad circumference Hang on his shoulders like the Moon, whose orb Through...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesol^, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. How admirably...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...toward the shore; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

England - 1840
...— — whose orb Thro' optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At oven. I. ' from the top of Fesolu, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." The existence of a man in the moon, or of more than one, was a popular belief long before Fontenelle...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Aesthetics - 1819
...toward the shore ; his pond rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, . . Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

England - 1819
...complain, when you use Milton thus ? I beseech you recollect Milton's image. ' His pond'rous shield, ' Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb ' Through optic glass the Tuscan artist view» ' AtEVENING.FROMTHETOPOFFESOLE, ' OrinVALDABNO.tODESCRYNEWLANDS, ' RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces, Biographical ...

English essays - 1819
...Hung on his Fhoulders 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, on her spotty globe. His f pear (to equal which the t;illi ?t pine Hewn OD Norwegian hills to be the...
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