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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 Vermont: With Descriptions, Physical and Topographical - Page 261
by Hosea Beckley - 1846 - 396 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heav'n's fire Hath scath'd the forest o::ks, 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 bend From wing to wing, and half inclose...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...: interpolated in Masenius, to answer these passages in Milton. Stood like a tow'r. I. 591 and 612. —as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines. VI. — — — Orcus et pedibus tremit interpolated in Grotius to answer Milton's ' Hell trembled...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...splendors flung 610 For his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heav'n's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth tho' bare Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd 615 To speak ; whereat their doubl'd ranks they...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...splendours flung 610 For his revolt, yet faithful how they stood, Their glory wither'd : as when Heav'n's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks, or mountain pines,...stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd 615 To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half inclose...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of ...

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...Milton : " Yet faithfu^how they stood, ,. " Their glory withered, as when heaven's fire "' Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines ; " With singed top their stately growth, tho' bare, " Stands on the blasted heath." A*, " Satan alarmed, " Collecting all his might, dilated...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1805 - 471 pages
...and from eternal splendors flung, For his revolt : yet faithful how they stood Their glory withered : as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks...With singed top, their stately growth, though bare, AA 3 PART iII. Of the Sublime and Pathetic. Stands on the blasted heath. He now prcpar'd To speak ;...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805
...of Milton's, " Faithful how they stood. Their ¿lory withered." As when heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top...growth, though bare. Stands on the blasted heath. *' 'He sends forth the voice of power. Raise my standards on high. — Let them sound in the winds.]...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...damage ; to destroy. Both the verb and noun are now obsolete. As when heaven's fire Hath scatb'Jtiui forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth, though Stands^the blasted heath. Mill«,. SCATH. «. j. [rcea%, Sax.] Waste ; damace ; mischief; depopulation....
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1806 - 473 pages
...and from eternal splendors flung, For his revolt : yet faithful how they stood Their glory withered : as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks or mountain pines, Pathetic. Milton has been censured for making the CHAP. devil too amiable and interesting a character...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1808 - 476 pages
...and from eternal splendors flung, For his revolt: yet faithful how they stood Their glory withered : as when Heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks...growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. He now prepar'd , To speak ; whereat their doubled ranks they bend, From wing to wing, and half enclose...
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