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" In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless—like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount ; or faery elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest-side Or fountain, some belated peasant... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 27
by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pages
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copious Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton - Bible - 1840 - 572 pages
...and were straiten'd ; till, the signal giv'n, Behold a wonder ! They but now who seem'd In higness to surpass earth's giant sons, , Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room 780 Throng numberless, like that pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or faery elves, Whose midnight...
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Principles of geology, Volume 3

sir Charles Lyell (bart.) - 1840 - 504 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1840 - 500 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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The works of James Harris esq., with an account of his life and character ...

James Harris (1st earl of Malmesbury) - 1841 - 652 pages
...augmentation; when it is lessened, we call it diminution. 0 Behold a wonder: they, but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless. Par. Lost, i. 777. Here we behold diminution. Parva mctu primo ; mox sese attollit in auras,...
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The Works of James Harris, Esq

James Harris - Philosophy, Modern - 1841 - 618 pages
...augmentation; when it is lessened, we call it diminution. 0 Behold a wonder: they, but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless. Here we behold diminution. Parva mctu primo ; mox scsc nttollit in auras, Ingrediturque...
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The Works of James Harris, Esq

James Harris - Philosophy, Modern - 1841 - 616 pages
...augmentation; when it is lessened, we call it diminution. 0 Behold a wonder: they, but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless. Par. Lost, i. 777. Here we behold diminution. Parva metu primo ; mox sese attollit in auras,...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...and were straiten'd ; till, the signal giv'n, Behold a wonder ! They hut now who seem'd In higness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room 780 Throng numherless, like that pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or faery elves, Whose midnight...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1842
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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The Relation of the Poet to His Age: A Discourse Delivered Before the Phi ...

George Stillman Hillard - Phi Beta Kappa addresses - 1843 - 68 pages
...her sleeping Endymion. Hence, too, those delicate beings, the creation of modern romantic fiction, Whose midnight revels by a forest-side Or fountain,...overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, who throw their peculiar charm over so much of early English literature and...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd ; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder! They, but now who secni'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount: or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels,...
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