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" Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. "
Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres - Page 85
by Hugh Blair - 1787
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1806
...ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscured : at when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs....
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1806 - 473 pages
..., when the sun new risen * Sublime and Beautiful, P. II. iv. Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations ; arid, with fear of change, Perplexes monarchs....
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...ruin'dj nnd th' excess Of glory obscur'd; as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds C 11 half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs:...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...simile of the sun in the first book: " As when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs."...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 8, Issue 15

1808
...even to those who are most intimately acquainted with him, as the.' excess of glory obscured, ' or ' As when the fun new rifen Looks through the horizontal...behind the moon, In dim eclipfe, difaftrous twilight flieds. ' Book I. 1. 593. We will not apologize to our readers for the length of the extracts we have...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton,: With Notes of Various Authors. To which ...

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...mind, Purgator. C. v. 14. " Sta, come torrc ferma." TODD. Looks through the horizontal mifty air 59* Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipfe, difaftrous twilight (lieds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darkened fo, yet ftion* Above...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1810 - 379 pages
...ruin'd and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams : or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs....
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - 1810
...imaginary treason in the following lines ; as when the sun new risen • Looks thro' the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs "...
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Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the ..., Volume 1

Sir Uvedale Price - 1810 - 1210 pages
...in one of his most famous similes : ,As wheti the sun new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations. The circumstances are perfectly applicable...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...simile of the sun in the first book : • " As when the sun new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams; or, from behind the moon, In dim eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs."...
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