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" Commander : he, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tower : his form had yet not lost All her original brightness ; nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd, and the excess Of glory obscured... "
Brief for Plaintiff: Bacon Vs. Shakespeare - Página 80
por Edwin Reed - 1891 - 112 páginas
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John Milton: 1628-1731

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 292 páginas
...worked up to a greater Sublimity, than that wherein his Person is described in those celebrated Lines : He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a Tower, &c. [589-91] His Sentiments are every way answerable to his Character, and suitable to a created Being...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 512 páginas
...by its immediate power, and with a sudden effect; as, in the description of Satan in Paradise Lost. He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent, Stood like a tow'r. [I, 589-91] A second species of the sublime consists in giving a gradation to imagery. There...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 332 páginas
...celebrated one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject. He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - 1996 - 224 páginas
...illustrate his point Burke cites one of the powerful descriptions of Satan in Paradise Lost, Book I: he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a Tow'r; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appear'd Less than Arch-Angel ruin'd,...
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Blake, Politics, and History

Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson - 1998 - 480 páginas
...Medina image of 1688, Barry's print takes as its inspiration the opening book of Paradise Lost: ... he above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a Tow'r; his form had not yet lost All her Original brightness, nor appear'd Less than the Arch Angel...
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Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Seamus Perry - 1999 - 330 páginas
...watch-tower metaphor is hardly of an obviously humane personality — one allusion, after all, is to Satan: 'he above the rest / In shape and gesture proudly eminent / Stood like a tower' (Paradise Lost, I.389-91; Milton, 497); and even if not explicitly Satanic, then the metaphor may at...
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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

Lisa Rosner, John Theibault - 2000 - 478 páginas
...attempted, and the power of Milton's Satan as a fallen angel has been felt by generations of readers: He, above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent,...had not yet lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less, than Archangel ruined.20 Thomas Hobbes After the turbulent years of the Civil War, the...
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Sources in Irish Art: A Reader

Fintan Cullen - 2000 - 332 páginas
...celebrated one of Milton, wherein he gives the portrait of Satan with a dignity so suitable to the subject. He above the rest In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a tower; his form had yet not lost All her original brightness, nor appeared Less than archangel ruin'd, and th' excess Of...
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Werke

Dionysios Solōmos, Hans-Christian Günther - 2000 - 312 páginas
...Tode auf dem Totenbett rezitiert haben. Str. 96, l f.: Vgl. J. Milton, Paradise Lost I 590ff. (... he above the rest/ In shape and gesture proudly eminent/ Stood like a tow 'r; hisform had yet not lost/ All her original brightness ...) und 619ff. (Thrice he assaged, and...
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From Ireland Coming: Irish Art from the Early Christian to the Late Gothic ...

Colum Hourihane - 2001 - 382 páginas
...teeth." 4: ' Milton described his figure of Death as most terrifying in its shapelessness, while Satan: In shape and gesture proudly eminent Stood like a...form had not yet lost All her original brightness. . . .'"' 10. Fethard Abbey, County Tipperary, "sheela-na-gig" 11. Drawing of sheela-na-gig from Ballynahencl,...
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