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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 Satanic Epic

Neil Forsyth - 2003 - 382 pages
...Lutz Zivley, "Satan in Orbit: PL IX 48-86," Milton Quarterly 31 (1997): 136. Thir dread commander: he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a Towr; his form had yet not lost All her Original brightness, nor appear'd Less then Arch Angel ruind,...
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The Arts in Mind: Pioneering Texts of a Coterie of British Men of Letters

Ruth Katz, Ruth HaCohen - 2003 - 431 pages
...accords consonant: Thus far these heyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet ohserv'd Their dread commander: he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'rs THE movement the most opposed to pride must he in accord with sorrow. A descent of notes, if...
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Fatal Women of Romanticism

Adriana Craciun - 2002 - 328 pages
...the wild winds, the lordly CEDAR tow'rs," writes Robinson, echoing Milton's description of Satan, who "above the rest / In shape and gesture proudly eminent / Stood like a tow'r" (PL, 1. 589-91). Defying the storm that topples inferior trees, "the proud TREE its verdant...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - 2003 - 1059 pages
...he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent 590 Stood like a Tow'r; his form had yet not 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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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 588 pages
...are Beelzebub, Moloch, Chemos, Thammuz, Dagon, Eimmon, and Belial. His standard-bearer is Azaz'el. He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...had not yet lost All her original brightness ; nor appeared Less than archangel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured . . . but his face Deep scars...
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From Words to Numbers: Narrative, Data, and Social Science

Roberto Franzosi, Professor Roberto Franzosi, Franzosi Roberto - 2004 - 476 pages
...thousand demigods on golden seats" (I.794), "their visage and their stature as of gods" (I1.570). Satan "...in shape and gesture proudly eminent /Stood like a tower; his form had yet not lost / All its original brightness, nor appeared / Less than archangel ruined" (II. 590-3)....
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Tragedy Walks the Streets: The French Revolution in the Making of Modern Drama

Matthew S. Buckley, Professor Matthew S Buckley - 2006 - 191 pages
...facsimile edition (Oxford: Woodstock, 1991). 23. Roe (207) offers in support Milton's portrait of Satan: above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent...had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appeared I .ess than archangel ruined, and the excess Of glory obscured . . . 24. See I..iii, Casca's...
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The Sublime

Philip Shaw - 2006 - 168 pages
...illustrate this point, Burke focuses his attention on the portrait of Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost: 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 ruin'd, and th'excess Of...
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Blake and the City

Jennifer Davis Michael - 2006 - 235 pages
...urban wasteland with elements of Milton's Hell as well as his elegiac references to Satan's beauty: 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 the excess Of...
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The Vision of Dante: Cary's Translation of The Divine Comedy

Edoardo Crisafulli - 2003 - 348 pages
...portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject". Burke then quotes from Paradise \j>st: 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 ruin'd, and th'excess Of...
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