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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 Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...(MIL TON.) THUS far these Seyond Compare of mortal prowess yet observ'd ri heir dread commander : • he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness nor appear' d less than Arch- Angel ruin'dj...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1807 - 384 pages
...example, the follow- ' ing noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the , head of the infernal hosts : ,.....,.....„. He, above the rest,...ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd ; As when the SUB, new risen, •• See W«bb on the Beauties of Poetry. a Looks through the horizontal misty air,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...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 tower, ;. c. His sentiments are every way answerable to hij character, and suitable to a created being of...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1808 - 312 pages
...description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts : -He, above the vest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not y«t kwt i . AH her original brightness, nor appear'd . . , Less than archangel ruin'd, and the excess...
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A Tour Through Cornwall, in the Autumn of 1808

Richard Warner - 1809 - 363 pages
...and our wonder entirely absorbed, by this superlative object ; which^ like Milton's Satan, , .... " Above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, « Stood like a tower." An account of its dimensions and form will afford you the best idea of the impression produced on the...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...By Fontarabia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ'd Tbeir dread 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 Archangel ruin'd, and tli'excess Of...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Fontarabbia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ"d Their dread 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 appealed Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and the excess...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1810 - 379 pages
...sentences. Similes in poetry form proper examples for gaining, a habit of lowering the voice. EXAMPLE. He above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r. His form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd...
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The Monthly Review

1810
...occupied, and our wonder entirely absorbed, by this superlative object; which, like Milton's Satan, ------- Above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower." * An account of its dimensions and form will afford you the best idea of the impression produced on...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 7

1810
...nounce at once worthy of our admiration, the sublimity of the poet, and the majesty of the fiend. . 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 appeared Less than arch.angel...
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