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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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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 artisrviews • AtE VENINO, FROM THE TOP OFFESOLE, ' OrinVALDARNO,tODESCRY NEW LANDS, ' RIVERS, or...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Aesthetics - 1819
...shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on hia shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of t'esole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, of mountains, in her...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1820
...was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." •" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe." -" As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined land and regions in the moon."...
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A Reply to an Unsentimental Sort of Critic: The Reviewer of Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...when you use " MILTON thus ? I beseech you recollect MIL" TON'S image. " ' His pond'rous shield, ' Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb ' Through...LANDS, ' RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN HER SPOTTY GLOBE.' " Who does not perceive the art of the poet in introducing, besides the telescope, as if conscious...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circnmferencr Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through...Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in lier spotty globe. His spear — to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hilla, to be the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 305 pages
...shore ! his pond'rous shield., Etheridl temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose orb Tlirough , I suppose : — All scribbled in the worst of-times,...crimes ; To praise queen Anne, nay more, defend her, His spear, to equal with the tallest pine Hewn on'Norwegian hills, to foe the mast Of some great ammiral,...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...archangel : — His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of FesoW, Or in Valdaruo, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear —...
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A Reply to an "Unsentimental Sort of Critic,": The Reviewer of "Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...when you use " MILTON thus ? I beseech you recollect MIL'' TON'S image. " ' His pond'rous shield, ' Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb ' Through...the Tuscan artist views 'At EVENING, FROM THE TOP OF FfiSOLE, 'Or in VALDARNO, to DESCRY NEW LANDS, ' RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN HER SPOTTY GLOBE.' " Who...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet ungpoil'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...
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