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" With visage grim, stern look, and blackly hued : In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood imbrued; And in his left (that kings and kingdoms rued) Famine and fire he held, and therewithal He razed towns, and threw down... "
The history of English poetry. To which are prefixed, three dissertations ... - Page 197
by Thomas Warton - 1840
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Prolusions; Or, Select Pieces of Antient Poetry,--compil'd with Great Care ...

Thomas Sackville Earl of Dorset, Sir Thomas Overbury - English poetry - 1760 - 272 pages
...had, that to the hilts was all with blood imbru'd ; and in his left (that kings and kingdoms ru'd) famine and fire he held, and therewithal he razed towns, and threw down towers and all : cities he fack'd ; and realms (that whilom flower'd in honour, glory, and rule, above the reft) he overwhelm'd,...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1781
...hucd : In his right hand a naked fword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood imbrued ; And in his left (that kings and kingdoms rued) Famine and...razed towns, and threw down towers and all : Cities he fack'd, and realms (that whilom flower'd In honour, glory', and rule, above the reft) He overwhelm'd,...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...hued, In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood embrued ; And in his left, that kings and kingdoms rued, Famine and...therewithal He razed towns, and threw down towers and all. k* What an admirable and highly poetical line ! C:tieĽ Cities he sack'd, and realms that whilom flower'd...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges, Robert Pearse Gillies - 1813
...hned, In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood embrued ; And in his left, that kings and kingdoms rued, Famine and...whilom flower'd In honour, glory, and rule above the best, He overwhelm'd, and all their frame devour'd, Consum'd, destroy 'd, wasted, and never ceas'd,...
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The Ruminator: containing a series of moral, critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...that whilom flower'd In honour, glory, and rule above the best, He overwhelm'd, and all their frame devour'd, Consum'd, destroy'd, wasted, and never ceas'd, Till he their wealth, their name, and all opprest, His face forehew'd with wounds ; and by his side There hung his targe with gnashes deep and...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...hued, In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood embrued ; And in his left, that kings and kingdoms rued, Famine and...whilom flower'd In honour, glory, and rule above the best, He overwhelm'd, and all their fame devour'd, Consum'd, destroy'd, wasted, and never ceas'd, Till...
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Kentish poets: A series of writers in English poetry, natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...blackly-hued ; In bis right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilt was all with blood embrued : And in his left, that kings and kingdoms rued. Famine and fire he held, and therewithall He razed towns, and threw down towers and all. Cities he sacked, and realms that whilome...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1837
...blackly-hued ; In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilt was all with blood imbrued ; And in his left that kings and kingdoms rued, Famine and...therewithal He razed towns, and threw down towers, and all." These lines remind us of Chaucer's picture of Mars, with his glittering standard. From Sackville to...
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The history of English poetry: from the close of the eleventh century to the ...

Thomas Warton - Literary Criticism - 1840
...hued: In his right hand a naked sword he had, That to the hilts was all with blood imbrued ; And in his left (that kings and kingdoms rued) Famine and...overwhelm'd, and all their fame devour'd, Consum'd, destroy 'd, wasted, and never ceas'd Till he their wealth, their name, and all oppress'd : His face...
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The history of English poetry: from the close of the eleventh century to the ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...glory, and rule, above the rest) He overwhelm'd, and all their fame devour'd, Consum'd, destroy 'd, wasted, and never ceas'd Till he their wealth, their name, and all pppress'd : His face forehew'd with wounds ; and by his side There hung his TARGE, with gashes deep...
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