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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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Lectures on rhetoric &c

Hugh Blair - 1820
...ruined; 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, disasterous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs....
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Select pieces in prose and verse [ed. by J. Bowdler the elder]. 2 vols [in 1].

John Bowdler - 1820
...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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - 1821
...ruin'd, 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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Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-lettres

Hugh Blair - 1822 - 144 pages
...; and the 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 monarohs....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 6

1823
...ruin'd, and tb' 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 monarch«....
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty e servicpz / eclipse disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs....
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...first book of the Paradise Lost : — 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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Of mechanics and astronomy

Jeremiah Joyce - 1825
...first book of Paradise Lost, line 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 Verplexes monarchs....
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...ruin'd, and the 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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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 3

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 305 pages
...treason in the following noble simile : "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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