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" No war, or battle's sound Was heard the world around: The idle spear and shield were high up hung; The hooked chariot stood Unstain'd with hostile blood ; The trumpet spake not to the arme'd throng; And kings sat still with awful eye, As if they surely... "
The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 231
1873
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...lessened by the intrusion of a thought or a word, which the nicest critic would wish to be expelled. No war or battle's sound Was heard the world around : The idle spear and shield were high uphung. The hooked chariot stood, Unstain.d with hostile blood : The trumpet spake not to the armed...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...lessened by the intrusion of a thought or a word, which the nicest critic would wish to be expelled. No war or battle's sound Was heard the world around : The idle spear anJ shield were high uphung. The hooked chariot stood, Unstahul with hostile blood : The trumpet spalce...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...waving wide her myrtle wand, She strikes an universal peace through sea andlai IV. No war, or band's sound Was heard the world around : The idle spear and shield were high up liun;, The hooked chariot stood, Unstain'd with hostile blood, The trumpet spake not to'the armed throng;...
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Six Sermons on Some of the Most Important Doctrines of Christianity: To ...

Anthony Freston - Sermons - 1809 - 244 pages
...or battles sound " Was heard the world around : " The idle spear arid shield were high up-hung ; " The hooked chariot stood, " Unstain'd with hostile...still with awful eye, " As if they surely knew their sov'reiga Lord was nigh." Hymn on the Nativity. F 2 unsparing unsparing and savage cruelty, who had...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...dividing ; And, waving wide her myrtle wand, She strikes an universal peace through sea and land. IV. No war, or battle's sound, Was heard the world around...eye, As if they surely knew their sovran Lord was by. V. But peaceful was the night, Wherein the Prince of light His reign of peace upon the earth began:...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...dividing ; And, waving wide her myrtle wand, She strikes an universal peace through sea and laud. IV. No war, or battle's sound, Was heard the world around...eye, As if they surely knew their sovran Lord was by. V. But peaceful was the night, Wherein the Prince of light His reign of peace upon the earth began:...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...her myrtle wand, She strikes an universal peace through sea and land. No war, or battle's sound, Wag heard the world around : The idle spear and shield...not to the armed throng ; And kings sat still with aweful eye, As if they surely knew their sovran Lord was by. But peaceful was the night, Wherein the...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...lessened by the intrusion of a thought or a word which the nicest critic would wish to be expelled. No war or battle's sound Was heard the world around : The idle spear and shield were high uphung. The hooked chariot stood, Unstain'd with hostile blood : The trumpet spake not to the armed...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...world around : The idle spear and shield were high uphung. The hooked chariot stood, Unstain'd \vith hostile blood: The trumpet spake not to the armed throng; And kings sate still with awful eye, As if they surely knew their sovrain Lord was nigh. The following stanza...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...with olive green, came softly sliding Down through the turning sphere, His rt-ady harbinger, IV. Nor war, or battle's sound Was heard the world around : The idle spear and shield were high up hung ; S5 The hooked chariot stood, TJnstain'd with hostile blood ; The trumpet spake not to the armed throng;...
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