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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 Genius of Christianity, Or, The Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand, Charles Ignatius White - Apologetics - 1856 - 763 pages
...none, — Black it stood u Kight, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as bell, And shook a dreadful dart What seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Never was phantom represented in a manner more vague and more terrific. The origin of Death, related...
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The Kingdom and People of Siam: With a Narrative of the Mission to ..., Volume 1

John Bowring - Thailand - 1857
...conveyed to and appreciated by the reader. So— " " No light, but rather darkness visible." Again — " What seemed his head, The likeness of a kingly crown had on." " He fell — and to this hour Had still been falling." The Buddhists, whose contemplations lead their...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...either; black it stood as night, Pierce 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 Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 570 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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 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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Lectures and essays on various subjects, historical, topographical, and artistic

William Sidney Gibson - English essays - 1858 - 308 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. Many of Shakespeare's poetical pictures and ideal conceptions belong exclusively to the domain of Poetry....
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - Art - 1860 - 387 pages
...which, had he not done it, we might have thought impossible — he has embodied Milton's words : " What seemed his head, the likeness of a kingly crown had on." " In the Satan of Sir Thomas Lawrence, (the worst portrait he ever painted,) all is so material as...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 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. " There are in this fearful image only three points on which the mind can fasten, — the colour, black...
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Milton's Paradise lost (pr. from the text of mr. Keightley's library ed.).

John Milton - 1862
...— black it stood as Night, em 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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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...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." There are in this fearful image only three points on which the mind can fasten, — the colour, black...
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