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" Eblis. His person was that of a young man, whose noble and regular features seemed to have been tarnished by malignant vapours. In his large eyes appeared both pride and despair. His flowing hair retained some resemblance to that of an angel of light. "
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen - Page 118
1903
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 3

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...trodden. After awhile Vathek and Nouronihar were ushered into the presence of Eblis himself, " whose person was that of a young man whose noble and regular...features seemed to have been tarnished by malignant vapors. In his large eyes appeared both pride and despair; his flowing hair retained some resemblance...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 2

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton, Nathan Haskell Dole, Julian Hawthorne, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1901
...confusion ; here the choirs and dances were heard no longer, the lisrht which glimmered came from afar. person was that of a young man, whose noble and regular...features seemed to have been tarnished by malignant vapors ; in his large eyes appeared both pride and despair ; his flowing hair retained some resemblance...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 3

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1903
...random, unheedful of the rest, as if alone on a desert where no foot had trodden. by malignant vapors. In his large eyes appeared both pride and despair...retained some resemblance to that of an angel of light." Eblis received his visitors with courtesy. " Creatures of clay," he said, " I receive you into mine...
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The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 7

Martha Pike Conant - English fiction - 1908 - 312 pages
...impressive description of Vathek's reception by "the formidable Eblis" enthroned upon the globe of fire. "His person was that of a young man, whose noble and...of light ; in his hand, which thunder had blasted, he swayed the iron scepter that causes the monster Ouranabad, the Afrits, and all the powers of the...
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The oriental tale in England in the eighteenth century, Volume 7

Martha Pike Conant - English fiction - 1908 - 312 pages
...impressive description of Vathek's reception by "the formidable Eblis" enthroned upon the globe of fire. "His person was that of a young man, whose noble and...of light ; in his hand, which thunder had blasted, he swayed the iron scepter that causes the monster Ouranabad, the Afrits, and all the powers of the...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1432 pages
...ascent of a lofty eminence, on the top of which, upon a globe of fire, sat so the formidable Eblis. t our pains. This place St. Bruno chose to retire to, and upon its very t @D, vapors; in his large eyes appeared both pride and despair; his flowing 85 hair retained some resemblance...
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A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880, Volume 1

Oliver Elton - English literature - 1920
...heroes and himself is foretold and influenced, as has often been remarked, by the figure of Eblis : His person was that of a young man, whose noble and...hair retained some resemblance to that of an angel of lisht. This is no Oriental figure ; Eblis, in Beckiord's original, has a bristly head of hair and beard...
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The Castle of Otranto

Horace Walpole - Fiction - 1966 - 291 pages
THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE; VATHEK BY WILLIAM BECKFORD; THE VAMPYRE BY JOHN POLIDORI; AND A FRAGMENT OF A NOVEL BY LORD BYRON.
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Vathek with The Episodes of Vathek

William Beckford - Fiction - 2001 - 397 pages
...the ascent of a lofty eminence; on the top of which, upon a globe of fire, sat the formidable Eblis. His person was that of a young man, whose noble and...pride and despair: his flowing hair retained some semblance to that of an angel of light. In his hand, which thunder had blasted, he swayed the iron...
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