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" either—black it stood as Night, 670 Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat The monster moving onward came as fast 675 With... "
Paradise Lost - Page 64
by John Milton - 1896 - 408 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Last Edition. The Author John Milton

John Milton - Fall of man - 1754 - 342 pages
...that shadow feem'd , •Book II. PARADISE LOST. ?f For each feem'd either : ) black it ftocd as night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart: w-hat feem'd his head, The likenefs of a Kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his feat The...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Literary style - 1800 - 215 pages
...represented his image terrible, but loathsome and nauseous. On Of Death he says, black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart. • But Milton's judiciousness in selecting such circumstances as tend to raise a just and natural...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 394 pages
...member, joint, or limb, Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as Night, 670 Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seem'd hit head 2 The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811 - 704 pages
...limb; Or substance might be called that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. But if Death has in the main been abused, and...
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Death: A Seatonian Prize Poem

Beilby Porteus - Death - 1803 - 68 pages
...appropriation of our great bard's description of the same object: . • - black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart: what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. In the employment of Sin, pointing and envenoming...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 24

Literature, Modern - 1806 - 550 pages
...terrific. Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, . • • • . ' ' ,• V - And shook, a.dreadful dart. What seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on." Th'tfur 'apprehension, Shakespear, in this case, had a more prophetic spirit of anticipation, than...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 526 pages
...none, Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart: what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on." These figures are strongly marked, and the...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - Essays - 1809 - 324 pages
...limb; Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'dj For each seem'd either; black it stood as night; Fierce as ten furies; terrible as hell; And shook a dreadful dart. What seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. In this description all is dark, uncertain,...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...; Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as Night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seem'd his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand, and from his seat The...
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The British review and London critical journal

1811 - 550 pages
...of justice, hononr, and humanity— Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, black he stood as night, And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Dreadful, indeed, have been the individual instances of cruelty, and dreadful the retaliation which...
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