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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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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copious Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton - Bible - 1840 - 572 pages
...Orjsubstance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, 670 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 675...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841 - 456 pages
...seemed either, black he stood as night; Fierce as ten furies; terrible as hell; And shook a deadly dart. What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on.' In this description all is dark, uncertain, confused, terrible, and sublime to the last degree. The...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 410 pages
...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. | The other shape, | • SCYLLA, a fabled...
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Novels of Ernest Theodore Hoffman. The omen. Hajji Baba in England. Tales of ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841 - 460 pages
...seemed either, black he stood as night; Fierce as ten furies; terrible as hell; And shook a deadly dart. What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on.' ' The other shape,— The only quotation worthy to be mentioned along with the passage we have just...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841 - 702 pages
...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*. • • • • " A cry of hell-hounds'...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1841 - 514 pages
...seem'd. Distinguishable in member, joint, or limb; For each seem'd either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart. Paradise Lost, \ ook II. 1. 666, And clamor such as heard iu heaven till now • Now storming furv...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - Poetry - 1842 - 980 pages
...limb, 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 poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843 - 444 pages
...Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seemed 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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Biographical Illustrations of St. Paul's Cathedral

George Lewis Smyth - Great Britain - 1843 - 428 pages
...dealt with this difficult allegory. We are satisfied with the indistinct image which he gives us :— What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. We have no grinning jawi, nor marrowless bones here. The poet saw the difficulty, the sculptor saw...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Volume 8

1843 - 822 pages
...it :— ' Shape it had none Distinguishable, in member, joint, or limb ; Black it stood as night : Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart !' Its looks wakened Dissenters from their long slumber. It excited the indignation of the humble followers...
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