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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

Philip Shaw - 2006 - 168 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. (Book 2, lines 666-73, as cited by Burke) The deadly, or 'dreadful', dart (Burke is misquoting here)...
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The Vision of Dante: Cary's Translation of The Divine Comedy

Edoardo Crisafulli - 2003 - 348 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. (Paradise 1 Mf, II. 666-73 in Burke 1757: 55) Milton's picture of death was believed to contradict...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 572 pages
...either ; blatk he stood as night ; Fierce as ten furies ; terrible as lid! ; 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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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 572 pages
...cither; 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." La this description all is dark, uncertain, confused, terrible, and subliuio to the last degree. SECTION...
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