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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. "
First-class Standard Reader - Page 355
by Epes Sargent - 1857 - 478 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...appeared Less than archangel ruined, and th" excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. — Here is a very noble picture ; and in what does this poetical...
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Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ...

George Keate - Reference - 1790
...appear'd Less than areh-angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun, new-risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs."* The feeling of mental elevation to which we have referred, when...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory' obscur'd ; as when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams,...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel: but his face...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...th' excess Of glory obscur'd ; as when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air 595 Shorn of his beams, or from behind the moon In dim...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs: Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Arch-Angel : but his face...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...than arch-angel ruin'd, and th' excess , Of glory obscur'd : As when the sun new-ris'n Looks thro' the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams ; or...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change , . Perplexes monarchs ; darken'd so, yet shone , Above them all th' arch-angel. That...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...liarkened moon, and strews his signs on night.] Par. Lost, i. 594. As when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his -beams...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Darken'd so, yet shone, &c. 4 Thou art with the years that are gone.]...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...the mist of night.] A -repetition from MILTON, Par. Lost. i. 59*. As when the sun, new risen, Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams,...the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds Ou half the nations •with a sigh, "why dost thou torment my soul ? Lamor, I never fled. Fingal was...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...appear 'd Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of glory obscured : at when the sun new ris'n Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations ; and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs. Here is a very noble picture ; and in what does this poetical picture...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1806 - 473 pages
...th' excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun new risen * Sublime and Beautiful, P. II. fc iv. Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams...disastrous twilight sheds ( On half the nations ; and, with fear or change, Perplexes monarchs. The firmness of the devil's station or posture is here compared...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Literary Criticism - 1806
...of treason in that well known simile of the sun in the first book: " As when the sun new risen Looks through the horizontal misty air, Shorn of his beams;...disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs." The press was certainly in safe hands when it was in those of the...
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