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" The other shape, If shape it might be called that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb; Or substance might be called that shadow seemed; For each seemed either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as Hell, And shook... "
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 314 pages
...seemed either; black he stood as night; Fierce as ten furies; terrible as hell; And shook a deadly dart. What seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. In this description all is dark, uncertain, confused, terrible, and sublime to the last degree. Section...
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Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley - 1999 - 147 pages
...Intercepter! — black it stood as Night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as Hell, And shook a dreadful dart: what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. (ii. 670-3) As we can see, these eight short lines pack in an astonishing variety of associated meanings....
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Early Modern Liberalism

Annabel Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - 1997 - 314 pages
...it might be called that shape has none," a passage applied to the obese king also by its final line, "What seemed his head/ The likeness of a kingly crown had on." wanting . . . What I am above all things anxious to see is such a narrative as may, without^/orma/...
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A Reader's Guide to John Milton

Marjorie Hope Nicolson - 1998 - 385 pages
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The Complete Poems

John Milton - 1998 - 982 pages
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A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - 1998 - 208 pages
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Demons: The Devil, Possession and Exorcism

Anthony Finlay - 2002 - 256 pages
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Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the ...

Michael A. Morrison - 1999 - 396 pages
...empire. — black it stood as night, Fierce as ten furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand. —John Milton, Paradise Lost II We owe it to our ancestors to preserve entire...
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Romanticism and Masculinity: Gender, Politics and Poetics in the Writing of ...

Tim Fulford - 1999 - 250 pages
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Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern Poetry

David Bromwich - 2001 - 256 pages
...either; black it stood as night; Fierce as ten furies; terrible as hell; And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Burke relates this description to his chosen categories of obscurity, terror, and privation. But his...
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