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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 Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

Bible - 1827 - 24 pages
...the shore : his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optick glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Voldarno, to descry new...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...round) Behind him cast! the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders, like the moon, whose orb, Thro' optic glass, the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fiesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear (to...
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Letters from Europe: Comprising the Journal of a Tour Through Ireland ...

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - Europe - 1829
...towards the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Etherial 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." classical Latin epitaph records the distinction, and eminence to which he attained....
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Letters from Europe: Comprising the Journal of a Tour Through ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - Europe - 1829
...temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders, lik the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan...Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." classical Latin epitaph records the distinction and eminence to which he attained....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...and round, Behind him cast ; the hroad circumference .Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orh Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 1! in vs. in- mountains, on her spotty glohe. His spexr, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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Travels on the Continent, Sicily, and the Lipari Islands

Richard Duppa - Architecture - 1829 - 494 pages
...remains of Galileo's observatory, or, at least, its situation, from these verses in the Paradise Lost, " The moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fiesole, Or in Val d'Arno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." B. iv 287....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...to'ward the shore ; his pond'roua shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the...new 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 admiral,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Intellectuals - 1830 - 427 pages
...nearly half a century after the invention, some of the wonders thus laid open by the telescope : — 11 The moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe." A few days were spent by Galileo in rapidly reviewing the successive wonders that presented themselves...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Education - 1830 - 3 pages
...nearly half a century after the invention, some of the wonders thus laid open by the telescope : — " The moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan...descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.'1 A few days were spent by Galileo in rapidly reviewing the successive wonders that presented...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...nearly half a century after the invention, some of the wonders thus laid open by the telescope: — " The moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesob, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe." A few days...
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