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" Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. "
The Monthly magazine - Page 202
by Monthly literary register - 1841
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1819
...Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, . . Or in Valdarno, to descry...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. Milton, D. iThus far these, beyond Compare of mortal prowess, yet observ'd Their dread commander. He,...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces, Biographical ...

1819
...Hung on his Fhoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His f pear (to equal which the t;illi ?t pine Hewn OD Norwegian hills to be the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 807 pages
...Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose orb Tlirough optic ppose : — All scribbled in the worst of-times, To...crimes ; To praise queen Anne, nay more, defend her, to equal with the tallest pine Hewn on'Norwegian hills, to foe the mast Of some great ammiral, were...
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A Reply to an Unsentimental Sort of Critic: The Reviewer of Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...TON'S image. " ' His pond'rous shield, ' Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb ' Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views 'At EVENING, FROM THE...LANDS, ' RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN HER SPOTTY GLOBE.' " Who does not perceive the art of the poet in introducing, besides the telescope, as if conscious...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

Abraham John Valpy - 1820
...Inquisition." •" The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe." -" As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined land and regions in the moon."...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

1820
...Behind him cast ; the broad circnmferencr Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the...Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in lier spotty globe. His spear — to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hilla, to be the...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 17

1820
...— " The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb, Through optic slass. the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of...Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. Rivers, or mountain?, in her spotty globe." -" As when by night the glass Of Galileo, less assured, observes Imagined...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1820 - 305 pages
...Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet ungpoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion's sons Call El Dorado. The moon- The Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands•- • He has indeed been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend...
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A Reply to an "Unsentimental Sort of Critic,": The Reviewer of "Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...moon, whose orb ' Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views 'At EVENING, FROM THE TOP OF FfiSOLE, 'Or in VALDARNO, to DESCRY NEW LANDS, ' RIVERS, or MOUNTAINS, IN HER SPOTTY GLOBE.' " Who does not perceive the art of the poet in introducing, besides the telescope, as if conscious...
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