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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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a and w galignani - 1825
...followed it. "We may safely retain such passages as that well-known one— " His form had not yetlost All her original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than...archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscur'd"— forthe theory,which is opposed to them, "falls flat upon the grunsel edge, and shames its worshippers."...
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Discourses on Prophecy: In which are Considered Its Structure, Use and ...

John Davison - 1825 - 553 pages
...with some variation, the words of the Poet, I might say of this moral constitution of man's nature, u His form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than God's image ruin'd." of mankind, whose judgment and language are framed, not merely on the admission...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1826
...account, and the poet has followed it. We may safely retain such passages as that well-known one — His form had not yet lost All her original brightness...archangel ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd — for the theory, which is opposed to them, " falls flat upon the grunsel edge, and shames its worshippers."...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things : in Two Volumes, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1826 - 912 pages
...account, and the poet has followed it. We may safely retain such passages as that well-known one — His form had not yet lost All her original brightness...archangel ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd — for the theory, which is opposed to them, " falls flat upon the grunsel edge, and shames its worshippers."...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1826 - 472 pages
...account, and the poet has followed it. We may safely retain such passages as that well-known one — His form had not yet lost All her original brightness...archangel ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd — for the theory, which is opposed to them, " falls flat upon the grunsel edge, and shames its worshippers."...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, . ">90 Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new risen, Ijooks through the horizontal misty air 505 Shorn of his beams;...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 11

1826
...she sair her champion fall Like the old ruins of a broken tower, Staid not to wail." FQI ii. 90. " He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tomer." PLI 580, &c. In another passage where, in spite of one vulgar word, by a daring hyperbole,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1826
...: -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 th' excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

1827 - 24 pages
...these beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observed 588 Their dread Commander : he, above the rest 589 In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness ; nor appeared Less than Arch- Angel ruined, and the excess...
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A philosophical enquiry [&c.].

Edmund Burke - 1827
...subject. He above rest In shape aud gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower ; his form had yet no4 lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd, and theexceu Of glory obscured : sO when the sun ntw risen LOOKS through the horizontal misty air Shorn...
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