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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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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...his revolt, yet faithful how they stood. Their glory wither'd : 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. He now prepar'd To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...his revolt : yet faithful now they stood, Their glory wither' d ; 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. Ibid. SATAN-EvU Qualities of. Satan, as a master, is bad...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

Percy Adams Hutchinson - English poetry - 1912 - 537 pages
...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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Hazlitt on English Literature: An Introduction to the Appreciation of Literature

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1913 - 441 pages
...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...
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Hazlitt on English Literature: An Introduction to the Appreciation of Literature

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1913 - 441 pages
...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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A Handbook of Poetics, for Students of English Verse

Francis Barton Gummere - English language - 1913 - 250 pages
...The fallen angels stand (PL i. 612 ff.) — "Their glory withered. 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." More like the Homeric simile and longer — too long to quote...
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Essays on Milton

Elbert Nevius Sebring Thompson - 1914 - 217 pages
...bank to "the leaves that fall in the forest at the first chill breath of autumn." 3 The bare simile, As, when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines, 1 Iliad, z, 11. 459 ff. a Aeneid, 7, 11. 699 ff. a Iliad, 6, 1. 146; Aeneid, 6, 1. 309. revives Homer's...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...fault amerced Of Heaven, and from eternal splendours flung 6« 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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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...For his revolt — yet faithful how they stood, iĄ i \ Their glory withered; as when Heaven's tin> Hath scathed the forest oaks or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepartxl 10 Pvcmiea, a legendary nation of dwarfs,...
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Paradise Lost: Books I and II., Book 1

John Milton - 1916 - 124 pages
...his fault amerced Of Heaven, and from eternal splendors flung 610 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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