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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1837
...that light allusion to sacred things, by which readers far short of sanctity are frequently offended ; the few poets with whom sreat admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent....
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Lectures on English Poetry: To the Time of Milton

Stanhope Busby - English poetry - 1837 - 118 pages
...from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdamo, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on...be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walk' d with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie, not like those steps On heaven's azure,...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...from 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, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie ; not like...
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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837
...artist views At evening from the top of Fesold," he continues in the same elevated strain to describe " His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand." And again, how finely he borrows the same image, when speaking of the fallen...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton, François-René de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 495 pages
...of Fesolé, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, „ J, ' 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 j^reat .-munirai, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie; not...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1838
...will recompense him by another which Milton seems to have borrowed from him. He says of Goliah, Hi» spear, the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature...tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Ofsonio great admiral, were hula wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - Forests and forestry - 1838
...is by Milton, in his splendid description of Satan, in the first book of the Paradue Lott : — '* His spear, to equal which the tallest pine, Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great nmmiral, were but a wand." Milton also says : — " His praise, ye winds, that from four quartcri blow,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - Literary Criticism - 1838
...the ragged moon. Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 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 ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps 295 Over the burning marie, not like...
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A New System of Phrenology

James Stanley Grimes - Phrenology - 1839 - 320 pages
...massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon. His spear, to equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on...be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand He walked with, to support uneasy steps Over the burning marl. * * * * Collecting all his might, dilated...
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The Juvenile Budget Opened: Being Selections from the Writings of Doctor ...

John Aikin, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Children's literature - 1839 - 288 pages
...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...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand." Har. I remember, too, that the walking staff of the giant Polyphemus was a pine. Tut. Ay, so Virgil...
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