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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 Biblical review, and Congregational magazine [formerly The ..., Volume 1

1846
...personal identity, much less of his power as the king of Media, and the conqueror of Babylon : — " What seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on." We believe him to be a fictitious personage, introduced into the romance of Xenophon as a convenient foil...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1849
...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." The grisly terror of the Son of Perdition was to grow ten-fold more dreadful and deformed, till his...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1849
...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." The grisly terror of the Son of Perdition was to grow ten-fold more dreadful and deformed, till his...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1849
...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." " The other shape, The grisly terror of the Son of Perdition was to grow ten-fold more dreadful and...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 5

Theology - 1849
...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." The grisly terror of the Son of Perdition was to prow ten-fold more dreadful and deformed, till his...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 16

1851
...imagined shadow, half imagined substance, like the description of Death by Milton, when he says, " What seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on." His ghosts seem to be authentic, and we could not have blamed the good people of Salem if they had...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...either; black it 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. Indeed such is the genius of Milton, that we can scarcely find a fitting comparison for it. When he...
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The Bible Question Decided in a Correspondence

Rev. William R. Williams - 1852
...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." Thus in the bold style of Eastern poetry, Death is called the " King of Terrors." And thus in Apostolic...
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Prophets, continued and concluded

John Gorham Palfrey - Bible - 1852
..." the form of a hand" (viii. 3) ; " in form like a throne " (x. 1). It is copied by Milton : — " What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on " — Paradise Lost, Book 2, 1. 672. seemed to hoar the Divine command laid upon him, to act the part...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...Miltm. 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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