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" The other shape, If shape it might be called that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb; Or substance might be called that shadow seemed; For each seemed either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 92
1826
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The Poetry of Life, Volume 2

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Life - 1835
...; black it stood as night, " 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 " With horrid...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...either ; black it stood as night, 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 With horrid strides...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3; Volume 21

Theology - 1837
...encountered at the gate of hell, though an airy nothing, it has some lineaments of form and feature. " What SEEMED his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on." Some things are discarded, which were getting too monstrous in the light of this age, and some truths...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1838 - 306 pages
...either ; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on." Analysis. These allegorical figures are strongly marked, and the resemblance of their characters to...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...either: black he stood as night ; Fierce as ten furies ; terrible as hell j 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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Outline History of the Fine Arts: Embracing a View of the Rise, Progress ...

Benson John Lossing - Art - 1840 - 330 pages
...of flesh and blood. Can anything be more absurd than this strange mixture of shadow and substance 1 See with what discretion Milton has escaped from the...indistinct image which he gives : — "What seemed his heao, The likeness of a kingly crown had on." We have no grinning jaws or marrowless bones here. When...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...failed. For instance, in aiming to imitate that inimitable passage, where, of death, it is said, " What seemed his head, the likeness of a kingly crown had on," he says, " Sudden a seraph, that before them flew, Pausing upon his wide-unfolded plumes, Put to his...
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The Select Works of Mrs. Ellis: Comprising the Women of England, Wives of ...

Sarah Stickney Ellis - Marriage - 1843
...either ; black it flood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart ; what seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Stttan was now at hand, and from his seat The monster moving, onward came as fust With horrid strides...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...either ; black it stood as night, 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 With horrid strides...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 504 pages
...either ; black it stood as night, 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 With horrid strides...
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