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" Millions of Spirits for his fault amerced* Of Heaven, and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately... "
The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of ... - Page 462
by Malcolm Laing - 1804
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The characteristics and laws of figurative language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1854 - 306 pages
...destruction seek — Deliver'ance for us all. — This en'terprize — None' shall partake with me. " As' when heav'en's fire — Hath sca'thed the forest...pines — With sing'ed top, — their stately growth, though bare', — Stands' on the blast'ed heath." Those opening with a trochee, and closing on the...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - Shrubs - 1854
...— Speaking of the (alien angels, he says, — " Faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd ; M when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or...mountain pines, With singed top, their stately growth, though bare, Stand! on the blasted heath." Sir Walter Scott, also, mentions the Scotch pine in the...
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Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum, Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - 1854
...(alien angels, he says, — " Faithful how they itood, Their glory withered ; ля when Heaven' flre Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top, their stately growth, though bare. Stands on the blasted heath." Sir Walter Scott, also, mentions the Scotch pine in the...
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The miscellaneous works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Literary Criticism - 1854
...strongest will left to resist or to endure. He was baffled, not confounded. He stood like a tower ; or • As when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines." He is still surrounded with hosts of rebel angels, armed warriors, who own him as their sovereign leader,...
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The complete poetical works of John Milton, with life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...for his fault amerced Of heaven, and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered : as when heaven's...mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though bare Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they...
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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - English language - 1855 - 306 pages
...destruction seek — Deliver'ance for us all. — This en'terprize — None' shall partake with me. " As' when heav'en's fire — Hath sca'thed the forest...pines — With sing'ed top, — their stately growth, though bare', — Stands' on the blast'ed heath." Those opening with a trochee, and closing on the...
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GENERAL REPORT ON PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONS

THOS. JONES - 1855
...from eternal splendours flung For hia revolt ; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd ; as when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks,...mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. (a) Paraphrase this passage. (V) Quote the lines in which...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost; with notes, by C.W. Connon

John Milton - 1855
...place of logy, part i. chap. iii. For a further annihilation, account of this feeling, consult, also, Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton, Thomas Newton - 1855 - 570 pages
...his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed 2 the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepared To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they...
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A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge ..., Volume 5

Geography - 1856
...the melted rock,— an image recalling those beautiful lines: ' As when heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines. With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath.' " The volcanic nature of JR. is exactly similar to that...
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