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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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An Essay on the Principles of Philosophical Criticism, Applied to ..., Volume 13

Joseph Harpur - 1810 - 293 pages
...appearance, describes him in those universally-admired lines : • He above the rest, ' • ' - • ID 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 th' excess Of...
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The Spectator, Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...a greater sublimity, than that wherein his person is described in those celebrated lines: He, ahovc the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower, &c. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 9

John Wesley - 1811
...all, what our Poet supposes concerning their chief in particular, " His form had not yet lost All its original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscur'd :" If we suppose their outward form was not entirely changed, (though it must have been in a great...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...up to a greater sublimity, than that «herein bis person is described in those celebrated line,: 4 He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower, Нес.' His sentiments are every way answerable to hicharacter, and suitable to a created being of...
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The Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 1

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1812
...Since first I • How far superior to this is the grand and sublime de•cription of Satan by Milton. " he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...Stood like a tower; his form had not yet lost All its orig-'nal brightness, norappear'd Less than archangel ruin'd, and th* excess Of glory obscur'd...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1813 - 287 pages
...for instanee, the following noted deseription of Satan, afler his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts : -He, above the rest, In shape and...proudly eminent, 'Stood, like a tower ; his form had not vot lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than arehangel ruiu'd, and the e\eess Of glory...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...above the rest In sk-ipe and gesture proudly eminent, 590 Stood like a tower: his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than arch-angel ruin'd, and Ihe excess Of glory' obscur'd : as when the sun, new tiien, Looks through the horizontal misty air...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

1814
...voragine profonda S'apre la bocca d'atro sanguc immonda» Such images are far beneath Milton's Satan who above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruined ; and th' excess Of glory obscured ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks thro' the horizontal misty...
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The Devonshire adventurer, conducted by G.J. Freeman

George John Freeman
...inimitably grand on the contrary, is his comparison of the Arch-deceiver to Sun eclipsed ! •• i 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 ruined,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1815 - 544 pages
...fall, appearing at the head of the infernal hosts : He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proutlly eminent, Stood like a tower ; his form had not yet...original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruiuM ; and tin- excess Or glory obscurM : as when the sun, new risen, L»oks through the horizontal...
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