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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 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 , in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...Behind him cast; the hroad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orh Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 29O Rivers or mountains, in her spotty glohe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836
...shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from Ihe top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands,...Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn in Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...the moon, whose orh Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesolé, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...the moon, whose orb, Thro' optic glass, the Tuscan artist views, At evening, from the top of Fiesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. * The above poem has been variously printed in different editions : the Editor has chosen the reading...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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...Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were...
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History of Natural Philosophy from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time ...

Baden Powell - 1837 - 396 pages
...since we know he had the opportunity of painting from the life : — the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.' Par. Lost, I 538. Jupiter formed the next object of examination ; and no sooner was the telescope pointed...
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Tales about the sun, moon, and stars

Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1837
...same theme, and even supplied the original of the foregoing: • " The moofi, whose orb, Through optic glass, the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivera, or mountains, in her spotted globe." The " Tuscan artist" alluded to by the poet is Galileo,...
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Lectures on English Poetry: To the Time of Milton

Stanhope Busby - 1837 - 118 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, Kivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing ..., Volume 1

Royal Robbins - 1837
...became blind. Milton has finely alluded to him in the lines " Like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass, the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valoamo, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." 5. Raleigh (Sir Walter) was...
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