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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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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 rnonarehs."...
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The Catechist's Manual and Family Lecturer: Being an Arrangement and ...

Samuel Hinds - 1829 - 382 pages
...of the latter in the following lines. 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 . One point however is to be observed in the case of the Jewish...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...upon the horistni of Ireland. Bacon. As whrn ihc sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon. In dim eclipso, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations. !/..'•. In his East the glorious lamp was...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1829 - 343 pages
...strange and unusual phenomena :— " 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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...and the' exress Of glory obscur'u ; as when ihe sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams : or from behind the moon, In dim eciipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarrhs....
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1830
...: as when the sun new-risen * See Vidas Poetic, lib. 2. 1. 282. Looks through llie 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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: Chiefly from the Kectures of Dr. Blair

Hugh Blair, Abraham Mills - 1832 - 360 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 monarchs....
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1832 - 342 pages
...strange and unusual phenomena: — " 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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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - 1833 - 549 pages
...ruiu'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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