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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 Devonshire adventurer, conducted by G.J. Freeman

George John Freeman
...ruined, and the 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 British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...treason in the following noble simile: As when the sun new-risen Looks through the hopizontal 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 monarchr....
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Select Pieces in Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Bowdler - 1816 - 617 pages
...ruined, and th' excess Of glory obscured. 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 History of the Puritans, Or Protestant Non-conformists: With ..., Volume 4

Daniel Neal - 1817
...had like to have been suppressed. " As when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal mysty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On 'half the nation, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchies."...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...treason in the noble simile, I. 594 : 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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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...ruin'd and 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 On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs....
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A dissertation on the prophecies, that have been fulfilled, are ..., Volume 1

George Stanley Faber - 1818
...I may use the words of our great poet, 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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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - 1818 - 300 pages
...ruiu'd, and the excess, Of glory obicurd ; 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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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - 1819 - 311 pages
...have understanding. Henceforth let " 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 monarch*."...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...and the excess Of glory obscured : 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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