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" Commander : he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured... "
Complete Rhetoric - Page 244
by Alfred Hix Welsh - 1885 - 346 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1756
...one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject : — He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruined, and th" excess Of...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - 1790
...a sublime poem. This feature may be observed in the sublime -description of Satan by Milton, — " He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All its original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than areh-angel ruin'd, and the excess...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...dread commander : he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, 590 Stood like a tow'r ; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air 595...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - 1800 - 215 pages
...eclipse, by which our ideas are wonderfully raised to a conception of what it was in all its glory. he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r : his form not yet had lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Their dread commander : he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent 590 Stood like a tow'r ; his form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory' obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen I.miks through the horizontal misty air 595...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

1811
...Milton, where we read of u personage so dignified as the following: His form had not yet lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscurM; as when the sun new ris'n Looks thro" the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams. We find...
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An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa in the Years 1797 ...

Sir John Barrow - 1802 - 386 pages
...a thousand feet high. As a distinction, we gave it the name of Tower-berg, because this mountain, " above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, " Stood like a tower." About two o'clock in the morning we joined the scouting party at the base of this mountain. They and...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...worked up to a greater sublimity, than that wherein his person is described in those celebrated lines : He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r, &c. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805 - 471 pages
...confusion nor obscurity in the passage, which has been so confidently quoted as an instance of both*. He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1806
...justly-celebrated one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject : He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower s his form 1: ad yet not lost All her original brightnessy nor appear' d Less than archangel ruin'J,...
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