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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 Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

1819
...out ; but remark, in this image Milton DOES NOT compare Satan's spear • with the mast of готе great admiral,' as you assert. The passage is, ' His...which the TALLEST PINE ' HEWN ON NORWEGIAN HILLS, то BE the mast ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand !' You leave out the chief, I might say the...
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Evenings at Home; Or, The Juvenile Budget Opened: Consisting of ..., Volumes 1-3

John Aikin - 1819
...Paradise Lost about that ? Tut. Yes. The spear of Satan is magnified by a comparison with a lofty Pine. His spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great aminiral, -were but a wand. VOL. I. H Mar. I remember, too, that the walking staft' of the giant Polypheme...
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A Reply to an "Unsentimental Sort of Critic,": The Reviewer of "Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...mast of the great admiral' might " have been left out ; but remark, in this image " MILTON DOES NOT compare Satan's spear " ' with the mast of some great...ON NORWEGIAN HILLS to be the mast " ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand ! r* " You leave out the chief, I might say the only, " circumstance, which...
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A Reply to an Unsentimental Sort of Critic: The Reviewer of Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...mast of the great admiral' might " have been left out ; but remark, in this image " MILTON DOES NOT compare Satan's spear " ' with the mast of some great...passage is, " * His spear, to equal which the TALLEST PIKB " ' HEWN ON NORWEGIAN HILLS to be the mast " ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand ! !' " You...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature meant some tall ship's mast should Ije. Milton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. 'He...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1820 - 305 pages
...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great amiral, were but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps 29a Over the burning marl ; not like...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...top of Fesolú, Or in Valdarao, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe' His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great amtninil, were but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps 5Q3 smote on him sore besides, vaulted...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...The " mast of the great admiral" might have been left out; but remark, in this image MILTON DOES NOT compare Satan's spear " with the mast of some great admiral," as you assert. The passage is, ' Mr. CAMPBELL asks me if jKpupas might not signify a bridge: I answer, it may signify any thing that...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 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 ammiral, wer&but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marl.— i. 192, Ac. To which...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great ainmiral, were but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marl - — •...
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