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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 Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 10

1828
...example, we may cite the following description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of the infernal hosts : — "* , — — He, above the rest,...shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : bis form had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Lens than archangel ruined ;...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1829 - 557 pages
...an example, the following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of the infernal hosts : -He, above the rest, In shape and...tower ; his form had not yet lost * All her original brighlnesK, nor appear'd Less than archangel ruin'd ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...* * Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess yf.t observ'd Their dread commander : he, aoove 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 archimgel ruin'd and the' exress...
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Calcutta Magazine and Monthly Register, Volumes 7-9

1830
...of an ordinary genius ? Take one more from the English Homer — his sublime description of Satan. " He, above the rest, in shape and gesture proudly eminent, stood like a tower : bia form had not yet lost all her original brightness, nor appenred less than archangel ruined ;...
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Dr. Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric: Abridged. With Questions

Hugh Blair - 1831 - 268 pages
...for instance, the following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of his infernal hosts. -He, above the rest, In shape and...eminent, Stood, like a tower ; his form had not yet lost What is said of blank verse ? — What proof is afforded of this? — What are examples of it? —...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, 590 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, Looks through the horizontal misty air 595 Shorn of his beams...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...Fontarahhia. Thus far these heyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet ohserved Their dread Commander; he, ahove the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original hrightness ; nor appear'd Less than Archangel ruin'd, and the excess...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 30

1831
...TICKLER. " Oh no ! we never mention him." NORTH. Name — Name. ...• . . , TICKLER, s 4 ' , • — He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower. . . . NORTH. Thank ye — Well, I don't doubt Talleyrand among the Whigs has been almost as much at...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: Chiefly from the Kectures of Dr. Blair

Hugh Blair, Abraham Mills - 1832 - 360 pages
...following noted description of Satan, after his fall, appearing at the head of the infernal host : • He, above the rest, In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than an archangel ruined ; and the excess Of glory obscur'd : as when the sun new risen,...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...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 Tous n'attendent qu'un signe ; et le roi des enfers, D'un coup d'œil plus percant, plus...
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