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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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Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1822 - 217 pages
...organ ! One image is peculiar, and very sublime, in the use of an image drawn from art, where Satan " above the rest, " In shape and gesture proudly eminent, " Stood, LIKE A TOW'R." stroke introducing battlements, pinnacles, corbels, &e. the image would have lost so much grandeur...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 6

1823
...Their dread commander. He, above the rest, In shape and stature 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, and tb' excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...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. i. 589. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...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 his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...By Fontarabia. Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal proweas, yet observ'd Their dread commander: appear' d Less than Arch-angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...prowess, yet observ'd Their dread commander : he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, 690 Stood like a tower : his form had not yet lost All...brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess ")f glory obscur'd: as when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, 596...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 6

1824
...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 tower, &c. His sentiments are every way answerable to his character, and suitable to a created being of the...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...; My joys, my griefs, my passions, and my powers, Made me a stranger. Byron's Manfred, a. 2, s. 2. 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 arch-angel ruin'd....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...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. Addison. 226. —incumbent on the dusky air That fell unusual weight,] 225 This conceit...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...far these beyond Jompare of mortal prowess, yet observ'd Their dread eommander : he above the rest 'n m 0 ' ress than Areh-angel ruin'd, and th' exeess )f glory obseur'd ; as when the sun new risen rooks through...
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