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" The other shape, If shape it might be call'd, that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb, Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell And shook... "
Annual Register - Page 1104
1822
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...either; black it stood as Night, 6;o Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a. dreadful dart; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat The monster moving onward came as fast With horrid strides,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...either ; black it stood as Night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as Hell, 671 And shook a dreadful dart. What seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat, The monster moving onward, came as fast 675 With horrid strides,...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

1811
...either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. But if Death has in the main been abused, and suffered so much by the barbarity of our poets and painters,...
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Death: A Seatonian Prize Poem

Beilby Porteus - 1803 - 66 pages
...• - black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart : what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. vii In the employment of Sin, pointing and envenoming the stings of Death, there is a beautiful personification...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1806
...either ,• black he stood as night s Fierce as ten furies ; terrible as hell / And shook a deadly dart. What seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. In this description all is dark, uncertain, confused, terrible, and sublime to the last degree. OF...
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The baptist Magazine

1828
...either ; hlack it stood as Night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrihle as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand ; and from his seat The monster, moving onward, came as fast With horrid strides...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - 1809
...either; black it stood as night; Fierce as ten furies ; terrible as hell ; And shook a dreadful dart. What seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. In this description all is dark, uncertain, con* fused, terrible, and sublime to the last degree. There...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - 1810
...either ; black it stood as Night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat The monster moving onward came as fast With horrid strides...
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Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the ..., Volume 1

Sir Uvedale Price - 1810 - 1210 pages
...either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a deadly dart ; what seem'd his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on. The union of deformity with beauty, is, from the contrast, more striking than any other ; but it is...
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Pretensions to a Final Analysis of the Nature and Origin of Sublimity, Style ...

Basil Richard Barrett - 1812 - 173 pages
...either ) black he stoqd as qigkt, " Fierpe as ten furies, terrible as hell, " A"d shook a deadly dart. What seem'd his head " The likeness of a kingly crown had on." This passage may be shewn to derive its sublimity from the criterion assigned, and not from that^ of...
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