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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 Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Great Britain - 1820
...that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition." — — " The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb, Through optic slass. the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands....
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...toward the shore, lus ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast ; the e of the Paradise Lost He scarce had ceased, when...cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders Galileo's country house was in Valdarno, and looked up at Fesolc ; to the top of which, he seems to...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...shield, Etheihil temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad ciroumfercncc Hung on bis shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass...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 ammiral,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Etherial temper, massy, large, and round, «8f Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesol£, Or in Valdarao, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe' His spear...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - English language - 1821 - 318 pages
...towards 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 Vildaruo, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains, in her spotty...
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Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ...

William Lisle Bowles - Poetry - 1822 - 217 pages
...admiral's mast" but " his shield " to the moon seen through a telescope!" " 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 how...
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Illustrations, Historical and Critical, of the Life of Lorenzo De ..., Volume 2

William Roscoe - 1822 - 391 pages
...situation of Fiesole is adverted to by Milton, in his beautiful comparison of the shield of Satan to the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesolé." III. v. 4to. ed. vol. ip 7. 8vo. ed. vol. ip 10. " The superiority which the Florentines...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...complain, when you use MILTON thus ? I beseech you recollect MILTON'S image. "His pond'rons shield Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At EVFNING, FROM THE TOP OF FtSOLE, Or in VALDARNO, to DESCRY NEW LANDS, RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN HER...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Great Britain - 1822
...What reason have I to complain, when you use MILTON thus ? i beseech you recollect MILTON'S image. Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views "His pond'ruus shield At EVENING, FROM THE TOP OF FESOLE, Or in VALDARNO, to DESCRY NEW LANDS, RIVERS,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Thnr optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'Btng, / A * on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast...
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