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" His spear, — to equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 63
by Samuel Johnson - 1820
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...of Satan: His fpear, to equal which the tailed pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the maft Of fome great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time cenfured as negligent. He feems not to have known, or not to have confidered, that words being arbitrary...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...the top of Feso!6, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, a9o Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie, not like those...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...allusions to the thousand storms and thousand thunders which the mast of an imperial ship withstands. ' His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand) He walk'd with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie ; not like those steps On Heaven's azure.'...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps 295 Over the burning marie, not like...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Goliah, His spear, the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature meant some tall ship's mast should be. Milton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest...be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, lie waked with. His I His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. He seems not to have uiown,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Riven or mountains in her spotty glohe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to he the mast Of some great admiral, were hut a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps O'er the...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 29* Rivers or mountains on her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps 295 Over the burning marie, not like...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...of Satan: His fpear, to equal which the taileft pine Hewn ou Norwegian hills, to be the maft Offome great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time cenfured as negligent. He feems not to have known, or not to have confidered, that words being arbitrary...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1802
...vessels, or indeed any vessels which can be employed on that river, would not be overset by yards, • To equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand.' Vol. i. P. 128. The lives of Campbell and of Carre present nothing peculiarly intercjthig. That however...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 34

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1802
...these vessels, or indeed any vessels which can be employed on that riwr, would not be overset by yards, To equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on "Norwegian...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand.' Vol.!. r. I2ff. The fives of Campbell and of Carre present nothing peculiarly interesting. 'I hat however...
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