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" A shout, that tore Hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night. All in a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand banners rise into the air With orient colours waving: with them rose A forest huge of spears, and thronging... "
Paradiso perduto di Milton - Page 40
by John Milton - 1852
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The History of Greece, Volume 3

William Mitford - Greece - 1823
...phalanx, upon this occasion, that Milton has imitated in the first book of the Paradise Lost : -------- Rose A forest huge of spears; and thronging helms...Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders ; such as raised To highth of neblest temper heroes old, Arming to battel, and, instead of rage, Deliberate valor...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night. All in a moment through the gloom were seen Hence wi breath'd,firm and unmov'd With dread of death to flight or foul retreat; Nor wanting pow'r to mitigate...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...old Night. All iu a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand banners rise into the air, 545 With orient colours waving : with them rose A forest...anon they move In perfect phalanx, to the Dorian mood 550 Of flutes, and soft recorders ; such as raii'd To height of noblest temper heroes olil Arming to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...oftpeart;] So Tasso describing the Christian and Pngan armies preparing to engage, cunt. xx. St. 28. With orient colours waving ; with them rose A forest...anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Sparse al vento ondeggiando ir le bandiere, E ventolar MI i gran cimler le pennei Habiti, fregi, imprese,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...thousand hearts ecstatic sprung. Thomson's Liberty. ARMY. All in a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand banners rise into the air With orient...serried shields in thick array Of depth immeasurable. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 1. Ten thousand thousand ensigns high advanc'd, Standards and gonfalons...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night. All in a moment through the gloom were seen Ten thousand banners rise into the air With orient...Of depth immeasurable ; anon they move In perfect ulialanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders ; such as rais'd To highth of noblest temper...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1826
...troops, in which account we can perceive nothing very uncommon or different from other reviews : " Ten thousand banners rise into the air, With orient...serried shields in thick array, Of depth immeasurable. * * * Advanced in view, they stand a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms, * * Awaiting...
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Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In ...

John Ranking - Circus - 1826 - 516 pages
...in 1683. A better model than the Destroying Prince, as Timur has been called, could not be found. " Ten thousand banners rise into the air With orient...serried shields in thick array Of depth immeasurable. * * * * Advanc'd in view they stand, a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms, * * Awaiting...
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The Monthly Review

1826
...his troops, in which account we can perceive nothing very uncommon or different from other reviews: " Ten thousand banners rise; into the air, With orient...serried shields in thick array, Of depth immeasurable. * * * * Advanced in view, they stand a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms, * * Awaiting...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...orient colours waving • with them rose a* A forest huge of spears ; and thronging helms Appcar'd, and serried shields in thick array Of depth immeasurable...Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood 550 Of flutes and soft recorders ; such as raised To height of noblest temper heroes old Arming to...
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