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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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Scenes and Stories of the Rhine

Matilda Betham-Edwards - Rhineland (Germany) - 1863 - 214 pages
...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...glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis, their gods." When we entered, the tears came into my eyes, and even Jessie spoke in whispers. Oh ! Edith, the sight...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...and voices sweet — Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave; nor did there want Cornice...sculptures graven: The roof was fretted gold. Not Babilon Nor great Alcairo such magnificence Equalled in all their glories, to inshrine Belus or Serapis...
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Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara in the Years of 1845 & 1846 ..., Volume 1

James Richardson - Africa, North - 1970 - 440 pages
...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...bossy sculptures graven ; The roof was fretted gold." ***** " The ascending pile Stood fix'd her stately height; and straight the doors Opening their brazen...
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A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z

Bernard Marie Dupriez - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 545 pages
...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...their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis their gods or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury. J. Milton, Paradise Lost,...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...true worship, a cathedral more fit for devils: pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave; nor did there want Cornice...Equalled in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Scrapis their gods . . . . . . Th' ascending pile Stood fixed her stately height, and straight the...
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Heavenly Mansions and Other Essays on Architecture

John Summerson - Architecture - 1998 - 253 pages
...pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave; nor did there want 124 Cornice or frieze, with bossy sculptures graven: The roof was fretted gold. Gandy had projected a drawing on this text in Rome in 1796, but the fascination exercised by the satanic...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...Paradise Lost, I, 713-719: 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 grav'n, The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon. Nor great Alcairo such magnificence Equal'd in all...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...bossy sculptures graven,0 The roof was fretted gold. Not Babylon,0 Nor great Alcairo such magnificence0 Equalled in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis their gods, or seat0 720 Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury. The ascending pile Soon...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...overlaid With Golden Architrave; nor did there want 7li Cornice or Frieze, with bossy Sculptures grav'n; The Roof was fretted Gold. Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo such magnificence Equall'd in all thir glories, to inshrine Belus or Serapis thir Gods, or seat 720 Thir Kings, when...
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John Milton's Paradise Lost: A Sourcebook

Margaret Kean - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 173 pages
...or Freeze, with bossy Sculptures graven, The Roof was fretted2 Gold. Not Babilon, Nor great AiorifO9 such magnificence Equalled in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis* their Gods, or seat Their Kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury. The ascending pile Stood...
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