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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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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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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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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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Who was the Man in the Iron Mask?: And Other Historical Mysteries

Hugh Ross Williamson - 2002 - 377 pages
...joint or limb" And such, Your Lordships will admit, "that shadow seemed for each seemed either" and "what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on." Yet under this shape, this "airy nothing" I am to face the adverse party. I am to be met at every turn...
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The Castle of Otranto and The Mysterious Mother

Horace Walpole - 2003 - 357 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. |...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...either; black it stood as night, 670 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, and from his seat The monster moving onward came as fast With horrid strides,...
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Malice

François Flahault - 2003 - 192 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.* In view of Burke's quotations from the Book of Job (man annihilated in the face of the Almighty) and...
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The Emergence of Modern Architecture: A Documentary History from 1000 to 1810

Alexander Tzonis - 2004 - 533 pages
...seemed either; black be flood 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. Sect....
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Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader

David Sandner - 2004 - 357 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." The...
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John Milton's Paradise Lost: A Sourcebook

Margaret Kean - 2005 - 173 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. Book III 1-6, 2 1 -$ 5: the second invocation The second invocation stands as a hymn to celestial light...
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