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 244by Alfred Hix Welsh - 1885 - 346 pagesFull view
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Jacqueline DiSalvo - 1998 - 387 pages
...Medina image of 1688, Barry's print takes as its inspiration the opening book of Paradise Lost: ... 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 the Arch Angel...