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" He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the... "
The London Magazine - Page 63
by John Scott, John Taylor - 1821
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...scarce had ceas'd when the superior Fiend Was moving tow'ard the shore; his pond'rous shield} £thereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast;...the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Feso!6, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, a9o Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear,...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...Fiend Was moving tow'rd the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on...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...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register
...such as angels weep." His very armour and accoutrements glisten on us with a thousand beauties! ' His ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and...circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon — ' and not only like the moon as seen to the upturned gaze of ordinary men, but as associated with...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton, Elijah Fenton - 1800
...round, Behind him cast; the hroad circumference • Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orh Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Riven or mountains in her spotty glohe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - History - 1801
...Was moving tow'ard the shore ; his pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, 285 Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 29* Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...wings he steers his flight Aloft, incumbent on the dusky air That felt unusual weight His pond'rous shield Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind...circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Thro' optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...seat Of Atabalipa, and yet unspoil'd Guiana, whose great city Gerion's sons Call El Dorado. The moon.. ..The Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. He has indeed been more attentive to his syllables than to his accents, and does not often offend by...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...air That felt unusual weight ....*..,. his pond'rons shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large and ronnd. Behind him cast ; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optsc glass the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole. Or in Valdarno. to descry new...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...Aloft, incumbent on the dusky air, That felt unusual weight His pond'rous shield, Ethereal temper'd, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad...circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Thro' optic glass the Tuscan artists view At ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd - English language - 1805
...tbiiUi before your hearts, and 6ght With hearts more proof than ibitUi. Siaiif. His pond'rous tbitU, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him...circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon. Milton. »• Dcfcr.ce ; protection. 3- One that gives protection or security. The terror of the Trojan...
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