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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 Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 1

John Wilson Croker - Great Britain - 1884
...the Queen. It was he who suggested to Brougham at her trial the effective quotation from Milton — " What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on."] does not think he could be of use in that office. He has no taste or turn for debate unless when obliged...
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Paradise lost, emended, with notes and preface [&c.] by M. Mull

John Milton - 1884
...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 With horrid strides...
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The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 1

John Wilson Croker - 1884
...the Queen. It was he who suggested to Brougham at her trial the effective quotation from Milton — " What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on."] J persuaded to join. I am sure the Speaker will give him good advice." Lord Melville thinks, and I...
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Milton and Vondel: A Curiosity of Literature

George Edmundson - 1885 - 223 pages
...Death, who bars the way of Satan to this same gate of hell — " The other shape Shook a dreadful dart : what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on." — PL, ii. 672-673. In the first book of Paradise Lost, such expressions as — " Bound he throws...
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Readings from Milton

John Milton - 1886 - 308 pages
...either; black it stood as night, 6 7 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 Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 Quarterly review, Volume 34

1826
...natural and consistent. But he could not be satisfied with nature and with simple emotion. He opens an iron door, and sends forth a skeleton — a Death,...What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown bad on.' We have no grinning jaws nor marrowless bones here. When blood was first shed on earth, the...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 20

Nineteenth century - 1886
...: — 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. In short, he shatters the ideal of his compatriots in the most cruel and reckless fashion, and does...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 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. Section...
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Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 147 pages
...Intercepter! — 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. (ii. 670-3) As we can see, these eight short lines pack in an astonishing variety of associated meanings....
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