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" Rose like an exhalation, with the sound Of dulcet symphonies and voices sweet, Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave ; nor did there want Cornice or frieze, with bossy sculptures graven... "
The Protestant magazine - Page 147
by Protestant association - 1845
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave : nor did there want Cornice of frieze with bossy sculptures graven ; The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon, sent dans l'Enfer; ce sol est le plus convenable an précieux poison. Et ici que ceux qui se vantent...
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Painting, and The fine arts, articles contributed to the seventh ed. of the ...

Benjamin Robert Haydon - 1838
...architecture flourished, and Augustus was said "to have found Rome thatched, and left it marbled." Not Babylon Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equalled...in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis 1 their gods, or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury. ' In this beautiful...
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Painting, and the Fine Arts: Being the Articles Under Those Heads ...

Benjamin Robert Haydon, William Hazlitt - Arts - 1838 - 227 pages
...architecture flourished, and Augustus was saidj' to have found Rome thatched, and left it marbled." Not Babylon Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equalled...in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis 1 their gods, or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury. 1 In this beautiful...
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The Paradise Lost

Bible - 1838 - 373 pages
...and Dorick pillars overlaid With golden architrave ; nor did there want Cornice or freeze, with bossv sculptures graven ; The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equall'd in all their glories, to inshrine Belus or Serapis, their gods ; or seat Their kings, when...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...overlaid With golden architrave ; nor did there want 715 Cornice or frieze with bossy sculptures grav'n ; The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo such magnificence Equall'd in all their glories, to inshrine Belus or Serapis their gods, or seat 720 706 A various mould]...
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Letters from the Old World, Volume 1

Sarah Rogers Haight - Egypt - 1840
...the strings of the harp, when compared to the astounding voice of the monumental wonders of Thebes. " Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equalled in all their glories, to enshrine SPLENDOUR OF THEBES. 191 Beluaor Serapis their god*, or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...symphonies and voices sweet, Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid successes past A faithful leader, not to hazard all...first undertook To wing the desolate abyss, and spy T Equall'd in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis their gods, or seat Their kings, when Egypt...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 50

England - 1841
...symphonies and voices eweet, ituilt hke a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave ; nor did there want Cornice or frieze, with bossy sculptures graven." Paradite Lot, b i. There is a simple and awful grandeur in this picture, that evinces no common genins....
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1846
...where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid . With golden architrave ; nor did they want Cornice or frieze, with bossy sculptures graven ; The roof was fretted gold ;" he has, doubtless, believed that a substantial stone-and-mortar temple was only an exhaled Pandemonium....
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...voices sweet ; Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars, overlaid "' 1 5 With golden architrave : nor did there want Cornice, or frieze, with bossy sculptures grav'n : The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equall'd in all...
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