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" His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand... "
Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ... - Page 10
by William Lisle Bowles - 1822 - 217 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 5

1819
...have been left out ; but remark, in this image Milton DOES VOT compare Satan's spear ' with the matt of some great admiral,' as you assert. The passage...equal which the TALLEST PINE • HEWN ON NORWEGIAN RILLS, TO BE the mast ' Of some great admiral, were but ft wand !' You leave out the chief, I might...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...ofFesole, I Or in Valdarno." It is not simply some tall pine to which Satan's spear is compared: it is a pine "Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Mast / Of some great Ammiral." The fallen angels on the lake are not simply compared with fallen autumnal leaves, but with those leaves...
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The Apocalypse: An Exposition of the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - 544 pages
...a rood ; his shield, like the broad circumference of the moon ; and his spear so great, that to it the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand. But, not in this way can we get a right idea of Satan's greatness. We must...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...top of Fesole,0 Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands,0 290 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 admiral, were but a wand,0 He walked with to support uneasy steps Over the burning mart, not like those...
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The Apocalypse: Lectures on the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - 2007 - 536 pages
...a rood ; his shield, like the broad circumference of the moon ; and his spear so great, that to it the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand. But, not in this way can we get a right idea of Satan's greatness. We must...
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